Free College for In-State Arizona Students: Increases Tuition, Helps the Rich

David Garcia, a Democratic challenger to Governor Doug Ducey in next year’s election, already has ideas on how to spend your money. And one of these proposals could get pricey. Garcia took a page out of former presidential candidate Hillary Continue reading Free College for In-State Arizona Students: Increases Tuition, Helps the Rich

Uber for School Buses Enhances School Choice

Could ride-sharing become a widespread replacement for traditional modes of school transportation? In March, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos praised Denver’s school district for providing transportation to underserved students attending both traditional public and charter schools. The program, called the Success Continue reading Uber for School Buses Enhances School Choice

State Control of College Accreditation Prevents Affordable Education

The appointment of Betsy DeVos to Secretary of Education has spurred renewed interest in federal regulation in education. Just how much is needed, if any? When it comes to higher ed, this question inevitably surrounds the messy topic of “accreditation”—which Continue reading State Control of College Accreditation Prevents Affordable Education

Arizona May be First State with Universal School Choice Program

A bill that would expand state-funded education savings accounts could land on Governor Doug Ducey’s desk as early as this week. Arizona could soon become the first state in the nation to institute a universal school-choice program. And because the Continue reading Arizona May be First State with Universal School Choice Program

McCain Smears Rand Paul as ‘now working for Vladimir Putin’

McCain has been slamming Paul over his supposed “isolationism” since 2010, famously calling him a “wacko bird” in March 2013, telling reporters a few months later that a Rand vs. Hillary presidential race would be a “tough choice,” and unhappily Continue reading McCain Smears Rand Paul as ‘now working for Vladimir Putin’