In February 2013, President Obama proposed significantly increasing federal spending on early childhood education and care as part of his drive for a “cradle-to-career” government-controlled education system. Read More.
School choice allows access to quality education options that best match individual children’s learning needs. Read More.
Head Start is an $8 billion per year federal preschool program, designed to improve the kindergarten readiness of low-income children. Read More.
Common Core’s standards not only present a serious threat to state and local education authority, but also put academic quality at risk. Read More.
There is broad agreement that teacher pay should be designed to recruit—and retain—the highest-quality teachers in a cost-effective manner. Read More.