For many of us, being a parent may be most exciting creative endeavor of our lifetimes. It’s a dramatic example of our having been able to make something out of nothing. And experiencing the depth
A bill authorizing the state of Connecticut to conduct a study on the viability of education savings accounts drew a bevy of experts and advocates to a packed public hearing before the Education Committee on
The Connecticut State Supreme Court ruled last week that Connecticut’s school funding formula did not violate the state’s constitutional mandate that every child be provided a “minimally adequate” education. But “minimally adequate” might not be
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This time of year, children are told that Santa Claus is making a list and checking it twice to find out who has been naughty or nice. However, Santa isn’t the only one who makes
[caption id="attachment_1968" align="alignright" width="394"] Yankee Institute Chairman Rob Simmons with the Cato Institute's Jason Bedrick on July 31, 2013 (Credit: Heath Fahle)[/caption] The Yankee Institute honored the legacy of Dr. Milton Friedman on Wednesday, July
There are several independent films that depict the benefits of school choice. Be sure to check out the trailers for the following movies: Waiting for Superman shadows several students across the country hoping to attend
Connecticut ranks 7th in the country in graduation rates – with 77% of its students graduating. Raising Hale’s Zachary Janowski discovered that the average cost of a public school diploma in CT (cumulative spending for
School choice options vary from state to state, with some providing several options to families, while others are more restrictive. Some states, for example, do not have legislation that allows cyber schools or tax credits.
This is National School Choice Week, celebrating the options that many parents across the country have for the education of their children. School choice can refer to public charter schools, public virtual schools, school vouchers,