Common Core is Causing Florida NAEP Scores to Plummet at Historic Rate

The adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) has led to a “historic” drop in student achievement scores on the National Assessment of...

Common Core Has Led to ‘Historic’ Drop in Achievement Scores

A new study has found the adoption of the Common Core State Standards has led to a 'historic' drop in student achievement...

Idaho Lawmakers Mull Fate of State’s Common Core Standards

As the national debate over Common Core curriculum standards continues, Idaho lawmakers and education officials are considering the future of the state’s...

Common Core Has Led to ‘Historic’ Drop in Achievement Scores, Study Finds

A new study has found the adoption of the Common Core State Standards has led to a 'historic' drop in student achievement scores.

Homeschooling Benefits Strike Positive Note During Coronavirus Shutdown

Often parents have no idea how public schools are failing their children. Coronavirus is making parents examine the benefits of homeschooling. In this time of...

Indiana University-Bloomington Makes SAT/ACT Testing Optional for Admissions

IU-Bloomington joined the six other components in the IU System that have also elected to become test optional. Indiana University-Bloomington will no longer require SAT or...

On-line Lambda School Offers Students Income Share Agreements in lieu of Tuition

For-profit schools like Lambda are an important alternative to traditional universities that impose a heavy financial burden on students.

Report: Minority Students Receive a Better Education in Conservative Cities Than They Do in Progressive Ones

A new study finds “conservative” cities do a far better job of educating minority students than “progressive” cities.

Unions Deploy Teacher Strikes to Stop School Choice

Chicago teachers unions expressed their opposition to charter schools in 2019 by demanding the continuation of a moratorium on additional charter schools in the city.

NC Judge Orders State to Spend $8 Billion More on Education

North Carolina Superior Court Judge David Lee ordered the state to formulate a plan to increase spending on K-12 education by an estimated $8 billion.

Report Card: Universities’ Sexual Misconduct Policies Receive Failing Grades

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) give bad marks for failing to protect students' rights.

Scholars Call for Limits on Freedom of Speech

Communications conference critiques free speech.

Education Department Considers Income Share Agreements as Alternative to Student Loans

Under the ISA model, the student pays little or no tuition up front, and repays education costs as a percentage of their income.

Coloradans Support Child Safety Accounts, Poll Finds

Most likely voters in Colorado want the government to provide Child Safety Accounts (CSAs), a survey reports.

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S.T. Karnick is the director of publications, a research fellow for The Heartland Institute, and the managing editor of Budget & Tax News.