Newspaper Articles – Casey Cheney

Nevada Governor Backs Long-Shot Tax Credit Scholarships

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval drew first blood in education reform this legislative session, promoting tax-credit scholarships in his State of the State address.

Georgia Legislator Introduces Parent Trigger Legislation

Rep. Edward Lindsey wants to make Georgia the eighth state to pass a Parent Trigger law.

Detroit-Area District, in Emergency, Outsources Schools [Short]

Highland Park School District entered uncharted territory for Michigan, outsourcing its three schools to charter company Leona Group LLC starting this fall.

Obama Executive Order Promotes Race-Based School Discipline

President Obama has signed an executive order hiring more race-sensitive federal administrators to hold meetings and mand

Detroit-Area District, in Emergency, Outsources Schools

Highland Park School District entered uncharted territory for Michigan, outsourcing its three schools to charter company Leona Group, LLC starting this fall.

Romney Supports Parent Trigger, Obama Says No Comment

Recent reports claiming the Obama administration supports Parent Trigger or parent empowerment legislation are untrue.

Study: Alternatively Certified Teachers Outscore Traditional Counterparts

Alternatively certified teachers are as good as or better than those certified traditionally, according to a study of Florida test score data by Georgia State economist Tim Sass.

California Affirmative Action Ban Upheld by Federal Court

The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has again upheld California’s ban against factoring race, ethnicity, and gender into admitting students to public colleges and universities.

Compromise with Union Clears Way for Cleveland Education Overhaul

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson has reached a compromise with the Cleveland Teachers Union on his sweeping education plan to reorient the troubled district around school and teacher performance.

Missouri Study Disputes FCC Broadband Coverage Report

A Federal Communications Commission study concluding Missouri is below the national average in broadband Internet access has been refuted by a subsequent study conducted by the Missouri Public Serv