One of the challenges in public education – in any bureaucracy, public or private — is the tendency to establish an “echo chamber” of ideas.
Chris Braunlich is president of the Thomas Jefferson Institute and a former president of the State Board of Education. The opinions expressed are his and do not necessarily represent the views of the Institute or its Board of Directors. He can be reached at email@example.com
Senator Mark Obenshain and Delegate Rob Bell have proposed a Virginia constitutional amendment permitting the State Board of Education to authorize public charter schools. If passed
1/9/2011 – Local school boards are understandably drooling over the possibility of getting out from under the poorly-devised accountability rules of No Child Left Behind
A part of Governor Bob McDonnell’s trio of education improvement laws this year was the establishment of procedures for local school boards to contract for
One of the hottest topics in education today is the growth of online learning or virtual schools. Today there are more than a million enrollments