By Jalen Rose, Detroit News Many young people in America today face a harsh reality. Their fate in life is determined by their ZIP code. For an overwhelming number of African Americans and other minorities,
Earlier this year, the Center for Education Reform, a leading advocate for choice programs, released a survey: America’s Attitudes Towards Education Reform. It found that Americans overwhelmingly support choice in education. A few highlights from the survey:
Chad Aldis, Vice President for Ohio Policy and Advocacy at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, has a worthwhile column at redefinED discussing better ways to facilitate the school choice marketplace in order to provide quality options for parents
Mario Tobar was in his freshman year of high school when his mother, Kenia Palacios, confronted him about his choices and path in life. Mario had started hanging out with the wrong crowd, Kenia said.
Meet Daniel Felix, the valedictorian for Detroit’s Cesar Chavez Academy and his winning formula for success: inter-drive, strong family values, and school choice. Did we mention he was accepted into Harvard, Stanford, Princeton and the