An A+ Commentary on the Recent Troy University Studies
There has been so much focus lately on how we can better educate Alabama’s youth. It’s encouraging, because it is clear that improving education for all Alabama students is a high priority for ensuring our state’s prosperity. That’s the one idea that most sides of all debates agree upon.
The findings of two studies conducted by Troy University, commissioned by the university’s Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy, examined the benefits of expanding school choice and of privatizing more public school auxiliary services. The studies have reaped both positive and negative reactions, but that’s a good thing, because public civil discourse is critical. It’s important to listen with an open mind as we focus on the goal on seeking a better outcome for all students. Read More
The beginning of the school year is upon us, and with it has come talk about reviving a state mandate to tell schools when they can begin and end the school year. After all, we all just want to enjoy our summer like in the good old days, right?
Unfortunately, the quest for a longer summer comes with a downside for a majority of students in Alabama. Read More