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Do You Need a Degree for a Federal Job?

Hi, I’m Karlos. Let’s talk about whether you need to have a degree to get a Federal job. Is a College Degree Required for a Federal Job? All Federal jobs DO have qualification requirements, but most DON’T require a college degree. Generally, you can qualify based on: your experience your education or a combination of […]

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Louisiana Parents Sticking with Voucher Program

A report by the Louisiana Department of Education shows most families with students participating in Louisiana’s statewide school voucher program are sticking with it four months after implementation.  The latest numbers, released by the state Department of Education this month, show relatively few students have left the Louisiana Scholarship Program after accepting placements.

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Education Reformers Take Status Quo to Task

Dear Self-Anointed Defenders of Public Education, Pack your bags. I finally found it – the right-wing corporate takeover of public education. It was in that bastion of conservatism, the San Francisco Bay Area. The place was crawling with right-wing nut jobs and, as usual, they were masquerading as liberals on a Blended Learning Tour put […]

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Education Reform Topping Legislative Agendas

As lawmakers head back to Statehouses across the country, education reform is topping the agenda in a lot of places. Iowa Governor Terry Branstad is expected to unveil his education reform plan. Mississippi lawmakers are expected to debate a plan that increases the number of charter schools in failing districts. A preliminary plan for education […]

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Happy New Year!

We at the Friedman Flyer want to wish you a Happy and prosperous 2013! Our resolution for this year simple, make sure every child gets a quality education and every parent be allowed to exercise their right to choose the best way for that to happen!

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When Equity Met Efficiency

In a blog post for America’s Future Foundation Double Think Onlline, Chicago-based writer Alex Entz argues that vouchers help resolve two issues usually at odds when discussing the economics of education, equity and efficiency. When evaluating a policy proposal, economists typically must weigh two oft-competing interests: efficiency and equity. School vouchers are one issue where […]

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