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Education

Inez Feltscher Defends School Choice in O.C. Register

Fear drives criticism of charter schools

Board members of the Anaheim Union High School District and Superintendent Michael Matsuda took to the Voice of OC news site to argue that charter schools’ “main goal” is to make money, that they are unaccountable and that they lack democratic input.

None of these charges is true, and the regulations the authors propose to “fix” charter schools would instead transform them into just another cog in the traditional system they were designed to escape, taking choices away from parents and students.

Read the full article in the Orange County Register.


In Depth: Education

An excellent education has long been recognized as key to the American Dream. Unfortunately, the current monopolistic and expensive K-12 education system is failing our students, leaving them unprepared for college, careers, or life. Similarly, our higher education system is leaving students with higher debt burdens and fewer career guarantees …

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