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James Paul
James Paul is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Commonwealth Foundation who focuses on education policy. His commentary has appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and National Review Online, among other outlets. James is a proud graduate of Syracuse University and has experience with several pro-liberty groups in Washington D.C. His intellectual heroes include William F. Buckley Jr., Milton Friedman, Thomas Sowell, Kevin Williamson, and Jim Boeheim. James generally finds professional biographies to be overwrought and self-aggrandizing. He apologizes for subjecting you to one.
by | Jan 24, 2017

National School Choice Week, beginning today, is a celebration of opportunity. Each of the educational options in Pennsylvania—private scholarship programs, charter schools, online education, and the ability to homeschool—empower parents to decide exactly how and where their children will learn,…

by | Sep 15, 2016

Editor’s Note: With an autistic child, an account like this would have been a lifesaver especially at the elementary school level where a more intensive therapeutic environment would have worked better than the public school. ESA’s are needed especially for…

by | Sep 8, 2016

The public remains supportive of school choice. That’s the upshot of the 10th annual public opinion survey from Education Next, which covers a range of topics including school choice, school spending, personnel policy, testing, and accountability. Here are a few…

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