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  • Permissionless Innovation

    By Scarlet Hawk, Back in September, James C. Courtovich of the Wall Street Journal wrote of the commonalities of school choice and Uber. The next day, Veronique de Rugy of the National Review explained the analogy further with what her colleague Adam Thierer referred to......

  • Mom, Apple Pie, and Charter Schools

    The Georgia legislature convenes on Monday. Governor Deal begins his second term. A slate of newly elected House and Senate members from both parties will be sworn in. Incumbents return from the off-session hiatus ready to do business. As lawmakers gavel in and prepare to......

  • To improve education outcomes, advocates urge school choice for all students.

    Rich Thompson, an Atlanta parent, is executive director of the Georgia Parent Teacher Organization. Allen West, a former Florida congressman and Atlanta native, is CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis. The pair co-wrote this essay to mark the 2015 National School Choice Week,......

  • Charters don’t work for rural areas? Could have fooled us!

    Charters don’t “work” in rural America? They don’t “respond to markets,” they “lack connectiveness,” and offer “no local benefit?” Well then, count me among three advocates for rural charter schools who beg to differ with Matt Richmond, and the case he made against rural charter......