Chambers of Commerce & School Choice

Last year when the issue of school choice came up in Tennessee the Chambers of Commerce in Chattanooga, Knoxville and Nashville Chambers of Commerce in Chattanooga, Knoxville and Nashville came out strongly against parental empowerment. This is difficult to understand...

The Failure of American Schools

Available online at the Atlantic is an article by Joel Klein, The Failure of American Schools.  It is somewhat long, but extremely articulate and methodical in stating the dilemmas, as Klein sees them, facing education and education reform in the U.S.  Klein was the...

California’s Parent Trigger Law

A parent trigger law is good legislation if you are stuck in a monopolistic system.  However, if the funds were attached to the child via vouchers, parents could freely choose a better school and the failing school would be forced to change thanks to competition. ...

Making School Choice a Reality

This video features US Senator Jim DeMint (SC) discussing the benefits of school choice to families around the nation.  Although the video’s focus is on South Carolina the concepts discussed apply to education in Tennessee as well as the entire US....

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