March 10, 2017

While many of us were transfixed on the machinations of Congress to undo the Affordable Care Act, the Senate yesterday voted 50-49 to “scrap the Obama administration’s rule for holding schools accountable for student performance” proving once again how much simpler it is to smash stuff than to build stuff. To be sure, these accountability measures, which are as much the product of Bush-NCLB as Obama-RTTT, left much to be desired...

March 2, 2017

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s characterization of our country’s historically black colleges and universities as a case study in the efficacy of “choice” offended a great many people who rightfully trace the roots of HBCU’s to a heritage of racism rather than entrepreneurism.

For those of us in the charter world, however, these remarks caused additional heartburn. Our nation’s most respected civil rights advocacy groups, like...

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