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The School Choice Generation Wants a Full Educational Menu

Robert Holland, Atlanta’s public school superintendent, Meria Carstarphen, recently made headlines when she quipped school choice is as American as McDonald’s Happy Meals. “People like choice,” she told reporters after delivering her October 7 state-of-the-school-district address. “They want to pick their president. They want to pick their Happy Meal.” Carstarphen was touting her plan for

Millennials Choose the Path of Least Resistance

Michael Barone,    When Alexis de Tocqueville visited America in 1830, he was struck by how many Americans were participating in voluntary associations. It was quite a contrast with his native France, where power was centralized in Paris and people did not trust each other enough to join in voluntary groups. Tocqueville might have a