Schools are for Children, Not Teachers and Administrators

What’s the one industry in which the customer is less valued than the employee? Education. As I’ve observed the debate about how to fix public schools, the one idea that is most vilified is the idea of vouchers, of being allowed to use your own tax money to send your child to a school outside the district in which you live. The idea of vouchers, and many similar programs with varying names, is that a child shouldn’t be relegated to a poorly performing school simply because of where they live. Read more […]

New York Mayor Tries To Kill School Choice By Executive Fiat

“The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.” – Thomas Jefferson What is the threat of charter schools? Beyond just that, what is the threat of a non-public education? Given all the noise made about school vouchers, one could be led to believe that the government has it out for private schools. Charter schools are a safe haven for parents whose children attend failing public schools. Charter schools offer a choice for upward Read more […]

Indiana Supreme Court Validates School Choice—Greedy Teachers’ Unions Outraged

Oscar Wilde said: “Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live; it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.” I am of the belief that if there is an opportunity through which we can improve our lives, we should take it. I assume that most people are of the same mind in that regard. In the same way, if we come upon an opportunity to improve the lives of others, we should also take that. Life is a give and take system; what benefits you often benefits others, and vice versa. With this in Read more […]