Public Education

Praise for Public Education

The Center for Public Education credits our public schools with success of America. I'm not so certain!… Read More...

Education Models and the Public Good

Dr. Diane Ravitch wrote today that people already have "school choice" because they can go to any school they want to if they pay for it. I agree (to some degree!). She goes on to argue that public money should be reserved for the "public schools" because they support the public good. Here is where I differ… Read More...

Our Educational Misunderstandings

Little evidence supports the continued funding of Head Start, the federal government’s largest early education program. This is not merely a technical or financial concern, but a challenge to our ideas surrounding the nature of a good education. Read More...