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January 02, 2014

Failing public schools selfishly try to prevent students from transferring to better schools

In my home-state, the largest and worst school district has 15 vacant school buildings, down from 27 a few years ago.  Maintaining these buildings costs taxpayers in the City of Milwaukee almost three-quarters of a million dollars each year.  The Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) district refused to sell or lease the vacant buildings to high-perform ...

November 03, 2011

The public school teacher debate continues

PLF has long been concerned with the powerful role that unions play in dictating government spending policies across America. One area where the problem is particularly acute is in public education, where PLF has challenged government enforced teacher monopolies and the right of parents to choose alternative education options for their children. He ...

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