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Critics of school choice say there is no accountability outside the traditional public schools. Here are the standards Kansas used to hold its schools accountable.
Here are highlights from Voice for Liberty for 2016. Was it a good year for the principles of individual liberty, limited government, economic freedom, and free markets in Wichita and Kansas?
Decoding and deconstructing communications from KNEA, the Kansas teachers union, lets us discover the true purpose of the union.
Explaining to Kansans what the teachers union really means in its public communications.
Could a President Trump bring more school choice to Kansas?
Wichita sells a hotel, more subsidy for downtown, Kansas newspaper editorialists fall for a lobbyist's tale, how Kansas can learn from Arizona schools, and government investment.
Arizona shows that Kansas is missing out on an opportunity to provide better education at lower cost.
Opponents of school choice programs argue the programs harm traditional public schools, both financially and in their ability to serve their remaining students. Evidence does not support this position.
In many states, minority students perform better on the NAEP test when in charter schools.
Is it true that some Kansas schoolchildren have no hope of attending a private school? What’s wrong with government schools? Then a talk on "Rethinking Education Tomorrow Starts with Understanding Outcomes Today."
In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: Kansas has essentially no charter schools. Here’s why we need them. AFP Foundation scores a victory for free speech and association. Episode 120, broadcast June 5, 2016.
Was it “Trump” or “Bernie” that incited a fight, and how does the Wichita Eagle opine? Economic development in Wichita. Blight and property rights. Teachers unions. Explaining capitalism.
Charter schools benefit minority and poor children, yet Kansas does not leverage their benefits, despite having a pressing need to boost the prospects of these children.
Here are a few items from today’s missive from Kansas National Education Association, the teachers union, along with commentary.
News that a Wichita-based company is moving to Colorado sparked a round of Kansas-bashing, most not based on facts.
A joint statement released by Kansas Association of School Boards, United School Administrators of Kansas, Kansas School Superintendents’ Association, and Kansas National Education Association exposes the attitudes of the Kansas public school establishment.
Kansas public schools ought to thank the governor and legislature for failing to give parents the power of school choice.
The block grant school funding bill under consideration in the Kansas Legislature would hold districts harmless for enrollment declines due to school choice.
Opponents of school choice programs argue the programs harm school districts, both financially and in their ability to serve their remaining students. Evidence does not support this position.