Education - News, Opinion, & Law
Heartland Institute School Reform News      The Heartland Instituteís Education Issue Suite. The Heartland Institute's monthly outreach publication for the national movement for greater competition and choice in K-12 schooling.
Ed Watch       Common Good's EdWatch is a collection of recent news and commentary illustrating how laws, rules, and regulations are affecting public education.
Hudson Institute      Hudson Institute - Education/Education Reform
Cato Institute      Cato Institute - Education and Child Policy

      Cato's education research is founded on the principle that parents are best suited to make important decisions regarding the care and education of their children. Our researchers seek to shift the terms of public debate in favor of the fundamental right of parents and toward a future where government-run schools give way to a dynamic, independent system of schools competing to meet the needs of American children.
Heritage      The Heritage Foundation - To restore good governance in education, including returning authority to the states and empowering parents with the opportunity to choose a safe and effective school for their child.
Public Agenda for Citizens      Public Agenda for Citizens - Public Agenda is a unique research and civic engagement organization working to strengthen our democracy's capacity to tackle tough public policy issues. We want to ensure the public's views are represented in decision-making and that citizens have the tools and information they need to grapple with the critical challenges of the day.
American Enterprise Institute      The American Interprise Institute - AEI is devoting significant attention to education policy, examining such topics as school financing, the No Child Left Behind Act, educational accountability and entrepreneurship, education research, student loans, teacher education and certification, higher education, and urban school reform. This section of the website gathers together AEI research, books, and events focused on education.
The American Spectator      The American Spectator
Reason      Reason - Free Minds and Free Markets - Topic: Education
IDEA      IDEA 2004 - The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation. IDEA governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education and related services to more than 6.5 million eligible infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities.

Infants and toddlers with disabilities (birth-2) and their families receive early intervention services under IDEA Part C. Children and youth (ages 3-21) receive special education and related services under IDEA Part B.
NCLB      No Child Left Behind - is based on stronger accountability for results, more freedom for states and communities, proven education methods, and more choices for parents.
NCLB Virginia      Virginia Implements No Child Left Behind - Welcome to the Virginia Department of Educationís information clearinghouse for the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB).
Virginia SOL The Standards of Learning for Virginia Public Schools describe the commonwealth's expectations for student learning and achievement in grades K-12 in English, mathematics, science, history/social science, technology, the fine arts, foreign language, health and physical education, and driver education.

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