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by | Feb 9, 2021

Clarity and consensus among medical professionals has been hard to find on many issues related to COVID-19 policy, so it’s much appreciated when something appears to be clear-cut and universally agreed upon. In today’s sound-bite world, it can be dizzying…

by | Jan 31, 2021

It’s less than two weeks since Joe Biden was inaugurated, and if you listen to the media, it’s an even greater “morning in America” than Ronald Reagan proclaimed four decades ago. The illusion of a honeymoon for Biden the Democrat–Media…

by | Dec 30, 2020

The best way to anticipate federal education policy during a Biden administration is to be unflinchingly realistic. Education policy will cater to special interests according to their ideological beliefs and self-justifications. Those special interests consist of entrenched institutions, their employees,…

by | Oct 8, 2020

Whether in Texas or New York, Detroit or Los Angeles, Democrat mayors and teachers unions shut down schools. Children with little social support and no finances for high-speed internet or computers are lost. Thousands of children have vanished into the…

by | Aug 13, 2020

Just last month, New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo was complaining, “If anybody sat here today and told you that they could reopen the schools in September that would be reckless and negligent of that person.” House of Representatives Speaker…

by | Jul 30, 2020

In the midst of a national education crisis, teachers’ unions are attempting to deny thousands of low-income students access to quality education. On Monday, a group of seven North Carolina parents filed a lawsuit in Wake County Superior Court to…

by | Jul 30, 2020

Sacramento Years ago, the administrators at a public library were upset that a large church had proposed leasing the building next door. The influx of churchgoers, they feared, would overburden the library’s limited resources. That always epitomized to me the…

by | Jul 21, 2020

As schools attempt to reopen across the country, teachers’ unions are proving to be the greatest obstacle. Teacher opposition to reopening schools and their ultimatums have the potential to put students behind academically this year. The Los Angeles teachers’ union…

by | Jun 15, 2020

It’ll soon be the time of year when parents dread spending hundreds of dollars on school supplies, backpacks, new clothes, and everything in between. As it turns out, the taxpayers may also have a hefty back-to-school receipt this year —…

by | Oct 10, 2019

Sacramento California progressives claim to be the champions of the poor and downtrodden, but their vocal support for legislation that obliterates the state’s charter schools reinforces that they mainly are the cat’s paw for the state’s powerful public-employee unions. If…

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