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Greg Forster is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Educational Choice.
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Why Isn’t Obama Afraid to Take on the Teachers’ Unions?

Saturday, March 13th, 2010 - by Greg Forster

The recent Rhode Island flap shows that the unions are in major decline.

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Only School Choice Will Keep Them Honest

Sunday, February 14th, 2010 - by Greg Forster

Without it, other reforms are always corrupted in the end.

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The New Racial School Follies

Saturday, January 30th, 2010 - by Greg Forster

The culture of racial excuses in education rallies for a comeback.

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Health Care Reform Advocates: Take a Look at Public Schools

Thursday, November 12th, 2009 - by Greg Forster

Want to destroy a profession? Socialize it.

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LAUSD’s Big School ‘Reform’ Is Already DOA

Thursday, September 17th, 2009 - by Greg Forster

As long as parents don’t have the right to choose their schools, nothing important changes.

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Voucher Opponents Losing PR Battle

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009 - by Greg Forster

In D.C. and elsewhere, opponents of school choice can't argue with success.

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Obama’s NAACP Talk vs. the Department of Education’s Walk

Monday, July 27th, 2009 - by Greg Forster

The president denounces racial “excuses” while his DOE makes excuses for a new racial quota.

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School Choice Gains Ground

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009 - by Greg Forster

Despite some setbacks, there have also been several victories for reformers in state legislatures.

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Why Public School Teachers Burn Out

Monday, June 1st, 2009 - by Greg Forster

The school monopoly isn’t just bad for students.

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‘No Child Left Behind’ Law Produces Few Gains

Saturday, May 9th, 2009 - by Greg Forster

Ironically, according to a new study, both critics and supporters of the law are vindicated.

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More D.C. Voucher Shenanigans

Saturday, April 18th, 2009 - by Greg Forster

School vouchers are losing because they’re winning.

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Empty Promises on School Vouchers

Sunday, April 12th, 2009 - by Greg Forster

Proof that voucher programs work does nothing to stop the federal government's continuing efforts to destroy them.

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Don’t Believe the Spin: Milwaukee Voucher Program a Success

Monday, March 30th, 2009 - by Greg Forster

The teachers' unions and the media can't change the facts, try as they might.

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An Education Bailout? It Won’t Improve Schools

Sunday, January 18th, 2009 - by Greg Forster

The proposed “stimulus” will radically expand federal school spending, without helping students.

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Obama’s Amazingly Un-Amazing Education Secretary

Thursday, December 18th, 2008 - by Greg Forster

Arne Duncan is the most boring candidate possible. So much for "change."

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Universities Wimp Out on Fighting Cheaters

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008 - by Greg Forster

Colleges have the technology to stop it — but not the guts.

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Candidates Flip-Flop on Education

Saturday, November 1st, 2008 - by Greg Forster

Barack Obama and Sarah Palin can't make up their minds about how to improve our schools.

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Student Ignorance of Civics Is Nothing New

Saturday, October 4th, 2008 - by Greg Forster

American kids' mastery of the facts every citizen ought to know has never been impressive.

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When Good Teaching = Higher Salaries

Monday, September 8th, 2008 - by Greg Forster

D.C.’s crusading schools chancellor takes on the worst problem of all: teacher pay.

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Get Good Grades, Win Cash and Prizes

Thursday, September 4th, 2008 - by Greg Forster

All schools tell kids to study hard so they can make money. Why not admit it?

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Schools Are Not Social Service Centers

Friday, August 22nd, 2008 - by Greg Forster

The latest gambit by teachers' unions would expand their numbers and influence.

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A ‘To-Do’ List for the Next Education President

Friday, August 1st, 2008 - by Greg Forster

Five things a President Obama or President McCain can do to improve the nation's schools.

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Don’t Be Fooled: Evidence Supports School Choice

Saturday, June 21st, 2008 - by Greg Forster

Big shock — the media are misrepresenting the research on vouchers again.

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Critics Miss Benefits of ‘No Child Left Behind’

Friday, May 16th, 2008 - by Greg Forster

The major charge against the No Child Left Behind Act is that it results in "teaching to the test." But is that really such a bad idea?

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School Choice Works — And It’s Winning

Thursday, May 1st, 2008 - by Greg Forster

Those who say vouchers won't improve public education are dead wrong. Across the country, school choice programs are getting results and winning the support of voters.

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