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Going from Entertaining to Precise about RCT and #RIPKobeBryant

In 2018, I was invited to a mock trial entitled Public School System Charged with Fraud: Guilty or Not Guilty? about public education at Freedom Fest, a Libertarian conference that is held yearly in Las Vegas. Which basically says that if you have a conference in Vegas— I will say yes to just about any opportunity to speak. 🙂 I

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Baby One More Time: Vouchers Still Don’t Work!

A new US Department of Education study finds that students in the only federally funded voucher program perform worse on math. Perry Stein at the Washington Post reports, D.C. students who use vouchers to attend private schools perform significantly worse in math than their public school peers, according to a federal study that could cast a cloud over Education Secretary Betsy

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With Charter Schools, A Step Back to Segregation

Considering the rapid growth of charter schools, it’s important for the public conversations about school choice to distinguish fact from rhetoric and sloganeering. For instance, proponents of charter schools, such as Success Academy CEO Eva Moskowitz, claim charter schools advance racial integration of children and give parents options for “voluntary integration.” Is this true? More than sixty years ago, the U.S. Supreme

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