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Op-Ed: When will school closures end? Not until we empower parents

(Justin Owen | The Center Square) – Many kids across the country have begun to return to school after the holiday break. But others have not. Due to the uptick in… Read More

January 19, 2022
Analysis shows education vouchers saved Georgia taxpayers money

(Nyamekye Daniel | The Center Square) – Georgia’s school choice programs saved taxpayers at least $605 million in fiscal year 2018, an updated analysis by EdChoice found. EdChoice… Read More

January 18, 2022
Public Education
California settles lawsuit with parents, removes Aztec chants, prayers from Ethnic Studies curriculum

(Bethany Blankley | The Center Square) – The California Board of Education and Department of Education (CDE) settled a lawsuit with parents over a controversial ethnic studies program that included… Read More

January 17, 2022
As more schools start 2022 with remote learning, advocates say 2021 was ‘historic year’ for choice

(Bethany Blankley | The Center Square) – As school districts across the U.S. start 2022 in remote-learning settings or are considering doing so because of a rise in COVID-19 cases,… Read More

January 12, 2022
Public Education
Parents sue Chicago Teachers Union over school closures, ‘illegal strike’

(Dan McCaleb | The Center Square) – Seven parents of Chicago Public Schools students are suing the district’s teachers union, calling this week’s closure of schools over union claims they were… Read More

January 10, 2022