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Briscoe: Harvard Law Gets Homeschooling All Wrong

By Nicolas Briscoe In the May-June issue of the Harvard Magazine, journalist Erin O’Donnell published a piece entitled “The Risks of Homeschooling”, in which she alternated between quoting unsubstantiated assumptions and baseless accusations until, mercifully, the nearly 1000-word hit piece on America’s homeschooling parents concluded. O’Donnell relies exclusively on Harvard Law Professor Elizabeth Bartholet to lend some credibility...

Kentucky School Board Member Threatens to Lengthen School Year for School Choice Supporters

by Matthew Nielsen Chris Brady, an elected member of the Jefferson County School Board in Kentucky, threatened to delay graduation  for the school district if parents and families support school choice. While he almost certainly doesn’t have the wherewithal to accomplish such a change on his own, the second term board member has a history of using provocative language. Brady isn’t alone in his reactionary response to school choice...

Nebraska Families Deserve School Choice

by Matthew Nielsen School choice has been a hotly contested issue in Nebraska politics for several years. Special interest groups, politicians, and unions, all have plenty of reasons to be concerned about the state of education in Nebraska, but no one has more interest than parents and the students themselves—all 367,000 of them. Nebraska’s lawmakers have managed to stop every effort to begin school choice programs for families. Private...

ESA Parents Speak Out on Data Leak by AZ Dept. of Ed.

by Matthew Nielsen Arizona families have been through some difficult times lately due to some extremely poor judgment and potentially illegal handling of personal student information. Some of these families, unfortunately, have a growing distrust of elected officials who are expected to safeguard such data. Voters were put on notice, prior to her election, that Kathy Hoffman was not supportive of Arizona's Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA)...

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