“Talking back” to California liberals

USA Today reader Noah Peterson recently wrote a letter to the editors in which he said, “I live in California… and I wear a bright, red hat that really infuriates people. My hat has a patriotic phrase on the front, ‘Make America Great Again,’...

Did you know that…

According to a recent National Review study, 47% of Detroit charter schools significantly outperformed traditional public schools in reading and 49% of charter schools outperformed them in math. Not too shabby, but that, of course, begs the question, why…

Quotable

“Lessons from Finland: Students spend less time in class and doing homework than do their American counterparts… In Finland, teaching is a highly respected, coveted, and comparatively well-paid profession. Only 10% of students who apply to college teaching...

Obama’s Costly Education Legacy

Writes Education Week’s Alyson Klein, “Obama swept into office in an enviable position for pushing his school agenda. His education secretary, Arne Duncan, had fans on both sides of the partisan aisle. The Democrats had hefty majorities in both chambers of...