Articles By: Spencer Irvine

Hope & Change in Chile

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In light of education reform and comments made by Education Secretary Arne Duncan, CATO Institute’s policy analysis on Chile’s private school voucher program is a great respite from the political battles encircling states across America.

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Student’s Rights SaVEd

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The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has put out a scathing report and analysis on the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (also known as “Campus SaVE”) Act that is up for consideration in both chambers of Congress.

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Inside The Ivory Cocoon

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David Rubinstein, a retired University of Illinois at Chicago sociology professor wrote an article which originally appeared in The Weekly Standard that sarcastically thanked Illinois taxpayers for their contribution to his well-funded “cushy life.”

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Re CAP & Review

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Throughout last week, this writer studied the education policy studies put out by the Center for American Progress (CAP) and by a variety of authors and writers from different educational fields and expertise.

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CAP Learns from the Past

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William Slotnik authored the Center for American Progress (CAP) report, titled “Levers for Change: Pathways for State-to-District Assistance in Underperforming School Districts,” that details how states and districts should interact to save struggling public schools and avoid the problems of past interventions.

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