Education Reformers, Our Work Here Is Done

| May 30, 2019

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We’ve figured out what works. We have solved the problems of the education system. We just need to stay the course and avoid distractions.That’s the message from Phyllis Jordan’s op-ed in the Tennessean decrying the state’s push for Education Savings Accounts.Oh, if that were only the case. Unfortunately, the entire piece is premised on the selective reading of the evidence on Tennessee’s performance married to the selective reading of the evidence on Tennessee’s proposed solution. As it turns out, there is more work to be done, and school choice can be part of it.

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