15 Nov

Military Families Want Flexi...

By Kathryn Hickok EdChoice recently conducted a groundbreaking survey of military-connected families seeking to understand their perspectives on K-12 education and school choice. EdChoice is a nonpartisan research organization that prom...

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QuickPoint! – Military Families Want Education Options for Their Kids
08 Nov

Kate Brown’s Attention Defic...

By John A. Charles, Jr. The most serious problem facing Oregon right now is the exploding costs of the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS). The PERS crisis is so severe that the Oregon Legislature should make it the only issue addr...

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Kate brown attention deficit disorder
01 Nov

Oregon’s affordable housing ...

By Lydia White Affordable housing advocates are quick to criticize Portland City Council’s use of the $258.4 million affordable housing bond, but their criticism is fundamentally misdirected. Advocates should turn instead to Oregon’s st...

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Oregon’s affordable housing crisis can be attributed to restrictive land use policies
27 Oct

Win $15,000 for a video tell...

Choices in Ed Video Competition Entry Deadline is December 1, 2017 Dear School Choice Supporters: Some of you entered Cascade Policy Institute’s 2009 Oregon School Choice Video Contest; sharing your stories of how school choice help...

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26 Oct

Metro’s New Plan to Keep Vot...

By John A. Charles, Jr. On October 19 the Metro Council adopted an Access Master Plan for the Chehalem Ridge Nature Park. This is a former industrial tree farm of 1,230 acres that Metro bought from Stimson Lumber Company in 2010. Che...

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Metro's New Plan to Keep Voters out of Chehalem ridge nature park
20 Oct

Why Protesters of Betsy DeVo...

By Steve Buckstein What would you do if you read an article about an Oregon public high school whose students seemed to be performing well above state averages? If you’re U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, you’d hop on a plane and...

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Why Protesters of Betsy DeVos Can’t Understand What She’s Talking About
20 Oct

Choice Thinking: Why does th...

by Richard Meinhard, Ph.D. and Steve Buckstein September 10, 2001 (contact information updated in 2016)   Abstract A powerful, yet flawed perspective grips the public mind such that it ignores, distorts, and rejects schoo...

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Choice Thinking: Why does the public ignore, distort or reject school choice facts and arguments?

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