Two new studies show charter schools can work — if you give them time
Max Ehrenfreund, Washington Post
The argument for charter schools has always been based on the theory that competition is good. When teachers and principals have a chance to try new ideas, the most successful approaches will attract more students.
Germany’s Pay to Pray Scheme
Rod Dreher, The American Conservative
In Germany, as in a number of other European countries, if you are a member of a church or mainstream religion, you have to pay a pretty significant tax to the government, which distributes the money to the churches.
Why Christian Groups Lead the Biggest Relief Efforts in the World
Christopher Hale, OnFaith
Organizations like World Vision give the lie to negative stereotypes about Christian work in the world.
Minneapolis schools to make suspending children of color more difficult
Alejandra Matos, Star Tribune
Minneapolis public school officials are making dramatic changes to their discipline practices by requiring the superintendent’s office to review all suspensions of students of color.