Politics

Education: A Brighter Future for All

Mar 26, 2024 at 05:08 pm by JC Bowman

Education is one of the critical pillars of the American dream, providing hope and opportunity. Our organization has worked hard to shape education policy because it invites i.... Read More

Looking at Universal Vouchers

Mar 12, 2024 at 06:00 am by JC Bowman

Stakeholders in Tennessee largely support school choice, but public opinion on universal vouchers is mixed. According to polling data, it depends on state policies and program.... Read More

School Choice Defined

Mar 11, 2024 at 04:03 pm by JC Bowman

Making the correct choice regarding your child's education is essential, as it can significantly impact their future. Families often prioritize education by opting for their n.... Read More

Raise the Bar, Lead the World

Mar 05, 2024 at 06:46 am by JC Bowman 11

Schools are often political battlegrounds, reflecting the values and ideologies of different groups. Politicians and interest groups engage in contentious issues such as educa.... Read More

Local Control Empowers Parents and Taxpayers

Feb 26, 2024 at 12:21 pm by JC Bowman

Local control has always been a vital part of the American education system. Until Race to the Top came along in 2009, conservatives defended the importance of local autonomy.... Read More

Universal Vouchers Need More Debate

Feb 21, 2024 at 10:33 am by JC Bowman

  Political discussions need more critical thinking in the current climate, negatively impacting discourse. It takes work to engage in thoughtful debates. Lawmakers rush.... Read More

Celebrate Presidents’ Day!

Feb 19, 2024 at 01:54 pm by JC Bowman

Presidents' Day is a US national holiday that honors the first president, George Washington. The role of the President of the United States is unlike any other and requires un.... Read More

Help Wanted: Seeking Qualified Teachers

Feb 14, 2024 at 03:18 pm by JC Bowman

The truth is that teaching is a challenging profession that requires a unique set of skills and abilities, and not everyone is cut out for it. The pandemic worsened the proble.... Read More

Tennessee State of the State Preview and Thoughts

Feb 03, 2024 at 09:06 am by JC Bowman

State of the State speeches are highly significant for governors as they allow them to communicate their vision, priorities, and plans to the citizens and lawmakers of the sta.... Read More

Lee to Deliver the State of the State

Jan 30, 2024 at 03:20 pm by JC Bowman

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced he will deliver the State of the State address to the General Assembly on Monday, February 5 at 6 p.m. CST. The joint session will take p.... Read More

Universal Vouchers Could Be Costly

Jan 24, 2024 at 02:50 pm by JC Bowman

The push for universal vouchers in Tennessee is flawed at this time and fiscally questionable. This proposed legislation, as planned by Governor Lee, is not income-tested and.... Read More

Education 2024 and Beyond

Jan 04, 2024 at 01:49 pm by JC Bowman

The 2024 legislative session should be interesting. While Governor Bill Lee has proposed universal vouchers, this issue will continue to garner attention and debate. The succe.... Read More