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John Stossel

Opinion: School Choice Winning – John Stossel

Finally! Now more states will let parents use their tax money to educate their kids at a school they choose. In Arizona, families can get $6,500 to spend on private school, tutoring or even home schooling. The education establishment is horrified — especially teachers unions. They don’t want competition. But competition makes us all better.

Education

Elections testing GOP push to politicize school board races

School board races, once sleepy and localized, have become the new front in a culture war raging across the nation as resentments over COVID-19 restrictions and anti-racism classes reach a boiling point. On Tuesday, voters weighed in on dozens of races that have been dominated by debates over masks, vaccines, race and history. Several high-profile

Education

Union will defend teachers in ‘critical race theory’ fights

Photo: President Randi Weingarten, American Federation of Teachers One of the nation’s largest teachers unions on Tuesday vowed to defend members who are punished for teaching an “honest history” of the United States, a measure that’s intended to counter the wave of states seeking to limit classroom discussion on race and discrimination. In a virtual

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