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The Option to Escape Bullying

Dec 12, 2017 by

by Jason Bedrick – By now you’ve probably seen the heartbreaking video of Keaton Jones detailing the torments he suffers in the...

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Real Victories + Imaginary Def...

Dec 10, 2017 by

by Jason Bedrick – The constitutionality of tax-credit scholarships is in the news again, as Montana’s state supreme court will...

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NAEP Cohort Gains by Scores fo...

Dec 5, 2017 by

by Matthew Ladner – So to get into this chart you had to have a NAEP math score for your charter score in the 2011 4th grade...

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Debunking the “Michigan Charte...

Nov 30, 2017 by

by Jason Bedrick – In The Detroit News, JayBlog’s own Matt Ladner and Max Eden of the Manhattan Institute highlight further...

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In Memoriam for Parental Choic...

Nov 24, 2017 by

by Matthew Ladner – I listened to the Federalist podcast this morning on my bike ride in which Megan McArdle debates Joy...

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That’s No Way to Run a Railroa...

Nov 22, 2017 by

by Matthew Ladner – I’d suggest reading this fascinating article from the New York Times about how New Yorkers spend an obscene...

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Riding on the Trainwreck of Ne...

Nov 16, 2017 by

by Matthew Ladner – Peter Cook brought bad news about the latest test scores from New Orleans, and used the term “train wreck”...

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More Regulation and Less Diver...

Nov 15, 2017 by

by Corey A. DeAngelis and Lindsey Burke – The first experimental evaluation to find negative impacts of a voucher program on...

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Wild West and Loving It

Nov 10, 2017 by

by Matthew Ladner – The chart below plots the 2015 8th NAEP grade math scores against the 2011 to 2015 NAEP math cohort gains....

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Parents With Choices Seek More...

Nov 8, 2017 by

by Jason Bedrick – We’ve all heard the argument that parents can’t be trusted with educational choice because they don’t have...

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Michigan Charters Continued

Nov 6, 2017 by

by Matthew Ladner – When Doug Harris took to the pages of the New York Times to denounce Michigan charter schools as “the...

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So yeah I made a chart just to...

Oct 26, 2017 by

by Matthew Ladner – Not bad Hoosiers, not bad at all. I mean granted you’ll have to pick your game up to keep pace with Arizona...

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I Only Know One Truth- It is T...

Oct 23, 2017 by

by Matthew Ladner – Yours truly did a interview with our Arizona NPR station on Arizona’s preliminary school grades.  I explain...

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TFA goes hillbilly nuts

Oct 19, 2017 by

by Matthew Ladner – This has been an open secret for a long time now, but now a TFA alumni has gone and spilled the beans. If,...

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Connecticut Did Less with More

Oct 15, 2017 by

by Matthew Ladner – A faction of folks in Arizona’s K-12 debate yearns to be Connecticut, but be careful what you wish for-you...

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Advice to the Arnold Foundatio...

Oct 4, 2017 by

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation is impressive for its intellectual honesty and curiosity.  They have an education reform...

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Can School Choice Reduce Bully...

Sep 30, 2017 by

by Jason Bedrick – Yesterday, the New York Times told the tragic story of a student tormented for his ethnicity and sexual...

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Florida Scholarships Boost Col...

Sep 28, 2017 by

by Jason Bedrick – Florida’s tax-credit scholarship program is the largest in the country, serving more than 100,000 students....

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There Will Always be a Scottsd...

Sep 19, 2017 by

by Matthew Ladner – Here on the JPGB I’ve been keeping an eye on Scottsdale Unified, as the district makes for an interesting...

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Diversity and Community on Cam...

Sep 17, 2017 by

by Greg Forster – Just in time for the Ben Shapiro non-Ragnarok in Berkeley, OCPA’s Perspective carries my article on diversity...

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