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Jeff Amy, Associated Press Updated 11:58 am PST, Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Elementary school students dance "the floss" as they participate in a school choice rally, part of the National School Choice Week, on the steps of the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Lawmakers, government officials, family members and students gathered to raise public awareness for the different K-12 education options available. less Elementary school students dance "the floss" as they participate in a school choice rally, part of the National School Choice Week, on the steps of the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. ... more Photo: Rogelio V. Solis, AP Photo: Rogelio V. Solis, AP Image 1 of / 8 Caption Close Image 1 of 8 Elementary school students dance "the floss" as … [Read more...] about As proponents rally, Mississippi school choice outlook murky
Published January 17, 2019 Opinion FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video California’s children are falling behind in school: study Salem Radio Nationally Syndicated host Larry Elder on a 2018 study, which found that children in California were not learning at the same pace as their peers in other states. The landscape of K-12 education in America is vastly different in 2019 than it was 50 years ago. Continue Reading Below New and unique types of schools have opened to serve children and families. States, communities, districts and schools in the country are doing more to provide customized learning options for students. Parents have more choices for their children’s education today than at any time in history. Unfortunately, myths surrounding school choice often prevent families from learning about their school choice options or exercising them. MORE FROM FOXBUSINESS.COM... LA TEACHERS STRIKE … [Read more...] about School choice is working in America, despite these biggest myths
Public, private, magnet, charter, career institutes, homeschool — parents have a variety of options when it comes to educating their children. In December, the Hamilton County Board of Education added more options to families' choices and the district launched a marketing campaign, informing parents of the opportunities such as performing arts magnet schools, STEM or industry-focused institutes and more, called "My Future Schools." Here are four things to know about school choices in Hamilton County. 1. Hamilton County schools do not have full open enrollment — yet. Open enrollment refers to allowing students from anywhere in the school district to attend any school they want. Some school districts set parameters or criteria, but many use lotteries and fill schools until they reach capacity. Hamilton County still separates the district into zones and students are required to attend the schools zoned for their home addresses unless they attend an alternative option. But … [Read more...] about School choice in Hamilton County: 4 things parents should know
opinion Ingrid Jacques The Detroit News Published 10:10 PM EST Nov 14, 2018 Michigan’s new crop of elected leaders are preparing to take over state government in January, and several of them campaigned on putting limits on charter schools and other forms of education choice. That includes Democrats like Gov.-elect Gretchen Whitmer and the new state House minority leader, Rep. Christine Greig of Farmington Hills. They’ve both spoken about the supposed evils of for-profit charter schools, which is a largely false narrative considering for-profit schools in Michigan deliver some of the best results, and few are actually making money for their founders. Yet Democrats may be getting some additional ammunition against school choice from an unexpected place: the Michigan Civil Rights Commission, which is directed “to investigate alleged discrimination against any person because of religion, race, color or national origin.” The commission turned its focus … [Read more...] about Jacques: A back door to quash school choice