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New law allows political clothing at voting boothsPosted on October 22, 2012 | Type: In the News
Voters who want to wear something that makes a political statement when they go to the polls in November can go right ahead.
The Future of School ChoicePosted on October 18, 2012 | Type: In the News | Author: Clint Bolick
What’s more free market than charter schools and vouchers? Education savings accounts, which will revolutionize K-12 education.
Darcy Olsen: Public Policy WarriorPosted on October 17, 2012 | Type: In the News
One does not walk into Darcy Olsen’s office at the Goldwater Institute expecting to find a full-size likeness of Darth Vader. Olsen is bright, friendly and cultivated in that New Hampshire-prep-school kind of way. Darth Vader is a trachea-crushing sci-fi boogie man. So why is he loitering near the door?
School Choice Marches ForwardPosted on October 11, 2012 | Type: In the News | Author: Jonathan Butcher
One year ago, the Wall Street Journal dubbed 2011 “the year of school choice,” opining that “this year is shaping up as the best for reformers in a very long time.” Such quotes were bound to circulate among education reformers and give traditional opponents of school choice, such as teachers unions, heartburn. Thirteen states enacted new programs that allow K–12 students to choose a public or private school instead of attending their assigned school, and similar bills were under consideration in more than two dozen states.
The Accidental Hockey MogulPosted on October 11, 2012 | Type: In the News
How is it that Olsen was named the 64th most influential person in the sport by The Hockey News on the publication’s yearly power list? The answer: by slapping down the Coyotes’ best shot yet at finding an owner.