Tag Archives: Public Education

Liberty Pen: John Stossel- The Fight For Education Freedom

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat What they’re talking about is that most school districts in America require kids to go to school based on where they live. That is if they are going to a public … Continue reading

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AEI: Frederick M. Hess- ‘The Right Way to Start Fixing No Child Left Behind’

Source:American Enterprise Institute– with a look at the 2001 education reform law known as No Child Left Behind. “The Student Success Act rolls back regulations while reflecting the need for a principled, limited federal role in schools. On Friday, the … Continue reading

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Reason: Catherine Manu-Ward- Interviewing Campbell Brown: ‘On Her Fight To Get Lousy Teachers Fired’

“Oral arguments are scheduled to begin on Wednesday in Wright v. New York, a lawsuit filed in New York State Supreme Court last July that seeks to overturn certain teacher tenure protections on the grounds that they deny public school … Continue reading

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Youth Justice NC: Video: North Carolina’s School to Prison Pipeline: How to Stop the School to Prison Pipeline in America

This post was originally posted at FreeStatePlus on WordPress, January, 2012 If you look at our current prison inmate population, you’ll see a lot of prison inmates who didn’t finish high school before they came to prison, or barely finished … Continue reading

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Forbes: Opinion: Ron Paul: How We Can Solve the Problems With Public Education in America

Forbes: Opinion: Ron Paul Addresses How We Can Solve the Problems With Public Education in America First of all just to respond to a couple of points that former Representative Ron Paul made about public education in America. As far … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Jal Mehta- Why American Education Fails

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS FreeState Plus For the United States to succeed long-term and for us to ever get our poverty rate down to at least a more competitive level with our developed competitors, instead of twice … Continue reading

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Commonsense Capitalism: Video: Free to Choose: Milton Friedman- What’s Wrong With Our Schools

Commonsense Capitalism: Video: Free to Choose: Milton Friedman- What's Wrong With Our Schools Libertarian economist Milton Friedman made a documentary about the country. The society, covering the economy and several different aspects in the economy. Which education is definitely part … Continue reading

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