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Education Economics

EDITORIAL: School voucher doesn't guarantee quality

Parents who use school vouchers must do what's right for their children, but don't automatically assume a private school is better without doing your homework.

August 28, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Public school funding is same old shell game

GUEST COMMENTARY: Public school funding is same old shell game

Here we go again, listening to ingratiating promises from state government about prioritizing education and promising a whopping 1 percent increase to public school funding. It sure looks like the little pea of additional school funding is there in plain sight under the shell of public schoo…

February 03, 2013 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: It's time to give school vouchers a try

MARK KIESLING: It's time to give school vouchers a try

I have not in the past, nor do I now, understand all the fussin' and fightin' over the proposal to give parents vouchers to help their children attend private schools.

August 12, 2011 12:00 am

ANDREA NEAL: School vouchers could trigger law of unintended consequences

Before lawmakers put the finishing touches on any private-school voucher bill, they should consider the law of unintended consequences.

April 13, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Scholars, dollars and school choice

The Indiana General Assembly's goal, and the state's goal, must be to make sure each child receives a quality education. Few people will disagree. Where politics gets in the way is in how to distribute dollars to accomplish that goal.

March 18, 2011 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: School reform legislation is snake oil, illusion

GUEST COMMENTARY: School reform legislation is snake oil, illusion

New legislation under consideration this year by the Indiana Legislature is nothing more than snake oil intended to create the illusion of school reform without any verifiable degree of probability that school reform actually will be achieved.

February 01, 2011 12:00 am
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