Blog author: jcarter
Thursday, February 21, 2013

School Choice in the Time of Calvin Coolidge
Rachel Sheffield, The Foundry

Some may think school choice is a new idea. Not so. In fact, the nation’s first voucher program began back in 1869 in the state of Vermont.

Socrates and the minimum wage
Mark J. Perry, AEI Ideas

If Socrates was alive today, here’s how Larry Reed imagines such a dialogue might go.

Conn. Bill to Require Homeschoolers to Undergo Behavioral Health Assessments
Melissa Barnhart, Christian Post

A controversial bill requiring behavioral health assessments of all home-schooled and public school educated children has been introduced in Connecticut.

How the Supreme Court Found the Wall
Mark Movsesian, First Things

Many Americans know that the Supreme Court has stated that the framers intended the Establishment Clause “to erect ‘a wall of separation between Church and State.’”. . . But hardly anyone knows the very interesting story that historian Don Drakeman (Church, State, and Original Intent) tells in a recent paper.