Browsing All posts tagged under »Freedom Of Education«

The New Christian Black Leadership

July 21, 2016 by

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By Star Parker ~ All eyes should be on Florida to see the seeds of change in black America. The issue is school choice and the nation’s largest private school choice scholarship program, the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship, enacted in Florida in 2001 under Gov. Jeb Bush. Students receive scholarships to attend the school of […]

New Evidence Supporting School Choice

June 6, 2016 by

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By Star Parker ~ Why should our education system be shielded from capitalism, the competitive forces that produce excellence? A groundbreaking new study from the Department of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas provides state of the art data showing the benefits of school choice. The bottom line: When parents have choice where to […]

Pro-Choice Teacher

April 11, 2015 by

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By Tom McLaughlin ~ Education has gotten much too complicated. It was my life’s profession and I loved to teach, but I began to resent modern education after about twenty years. I stayed in for another sixteen while my frustration increasingly supplanted my enjoyment until I finally retired four years ago. Lately however, I’m learning […]

Academic Loss Of Freedom

January 5, 2015 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ “Academic freedom” (in America at least) used to mean that unpopular opinions and speakers were essential to education. The goal was to encourage students to learn to think for themselves. These days academic freedom has largely been replaced by doctrinaire-spouting educators. What we now have is a regrettable academic loss […]