The economic underpinnings of school choice

August 25, 2015 | By WENCONG FA

Two seemingly unrelated phenomena in education often befuddle those interested in the topic. First, substandard public schools continue to fail no matter how much money the government throws their way. Second, teachers’ unions across the country categorically oppose school choice programs of all shapes and sizes. The same economic principle e ...


Teachers' unions sued for violating First Amendment rights

April 29, 2015 | By MERIEM L. HUBBARD

California teachers’ unions spend millions of dollars on political candidates and initiatives.  That is no secret.   Those dollars, which come from union members’ dues, support democratic candidates and liberal causes, whether or not individual teachers approve of the way the money is spent.  This month, four California teacher ...