The claims made by Straus vary in their legitimacy, but some are so far afield from what serious research has found that they need to be soundly refuted.Read More
As religion becomes more and more anathema to public schools, the ability of Catholic schools to instill values such as self-discipline become more and more valuable.Read More
Analyses, like EPI’s, do little to inform the debate. Instead, they muddy the waters with a set of liberal talking points masquerading as a study.Read More
While closing this achievement gap has been a focus of both school districts and the Department of Public Instruction, it appears that little progress has been made.Read More
When Darienne Driver was appointed the superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) in 2014, it was meant to signal a new era for the district. After four years, it’s hard to describe her tenure as successful.Read More
Suspension rates have fallen dramatically in Milwaukee and around the state in recent years, largely as a result of federal threats. We have seen in our own research that these policies negatively impact academic outcomes, but what about actual measures of safety?Read More
Last week, exciting new research was released on the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP). The research was released the left-leaning Urban Institute, which perhaps makes their findings of positive benefits of school choice all the more intriguing.Read More
Our K-12 education system is primarily geared towards helping students reach a minimum level of proficiency, with few incentives to move beyond that. Consequently, teachers are forced to focus attention on the lowest achievers, while the needs of high achievers are often left under-served.Read More
The “Status Quo” caucus of the Democratic Party just couldn’t pass up the opportunity to score political points with their activist base. In a nearly 30-minute rant session, several Democratic Representatives blamed school choice for all of Wisconsin’s education, economic, and societal woes.Read More
The state of Florida has 20.6 million residents. Wisconsin has 5.8 million. Both states are about the same number of square miles. Florida has 67 school districts. Wisconsin has 425.Read More
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