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Editorial: An Argument for School Choice

Published in the DailyPress.com By Daily Press Editorial Board In the world of business, when one company has a monopoly on the market, there is less incentive to be effective or efficient. Healthy competition, on the other hand, fosters growth and success. The same can be applied to educational systems. Providing alternatives that create competition […]

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Education Equality and Choice: Creating A Positive Future

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Last week was a big week for people who care about education reform. National School Choice Week stormed the nation with more than 400 events across all 50 states. More than half the nation’s governors issued proclamations supporting the week. The week shone a light on school choice in all its forms and got people […]

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Bill Cosby Speaks About School Choice

By: Rosetta Key, WOBM Radio Comedian and African American social activist Bill Cosby tells parents who are frustrated over their child’s education that they need to get other parents out of their apathy and galvanize them for action. Cosby was the Keynote Speaker during a telephone press conference and Town Hall about the ‘The State […]

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School Choice Week 2012 Wraps Up

2012′s National School Choice Week concluded on Sunday, marking what organizers have called “the largest celebration of education reform” in the nation’s history. The week featured more than 400 events spanning all 50 states, up from last year’s 200 events in 40 states. This year, governors and lawmakers in 28 states and territories issued official School Choice […]

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National School Choice Week 2012: Largest Celebration of Education Reform in US History

Organizers say National School Choice Week is the just the beginning of a new level of involvement and empowerment for millions of parents nationwide; Offer 5 year-round tips for parents and citizens PHOENIX, Jan. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — National School Choice Week concludes today, marking the largest celebration of education reform in American history. The Week featured […]

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Lack of choice in education described as a ‘war’ for black students

By David Macaulay, Published in The Daily Press HAMPTON — Derrell Bradford described it as a war, the ESPN commentator Stephen A. Smith as a state of emergency. They were taking about the educational injustice they said black students routinely face in the K-12 school system during a town hall meeting at Hampton University on […]

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Education Equality Now

Educational Equality Now

Download a printable version of the flyer (PDF) Education Equality Now: A Town Hall Meeting About Fighting Educational Injustice Moderated by Michelle D. Bernard,  Bernard Center, MSNBC Political Analyst and Hampton University Trustee January 25, 2012 | Doors Open At 5:45 pm | Begins At 6:00 pm Hampton University Student Center Ballroom SPEAKERS Derrell Bradford, Better Education for […]

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Bill Cosby On Education: More Funding Is Not the Answer

By Caroline May Shortly before President Barack Obama delivered the State of the Union on Tuesday night, comedian Bill Cosby joined with school choice advocates to discuss the “State of American Education.” According to Cosby, the country can try as many education reforms as it wants but the real key is getting parents involved and concerned about their […]

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The State of the Teachers’ Union

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From The Huffington Post I must confess — I look forward to the State of the Union every year, no matter who the president is. Sure, it’s a long speech with staged pauses so approximately half of Congress can stand and applaud, giving us a visual reminder of just how divided this country is. Still, […]

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