The Supreme Court took another important step toward enshrining educational equality, declaring it unconstitutional to block a choice program because some families will choose to attend religious schools.
Federal education meddling, especially since the advent of the Department of Education, has been of questionable value at best, and a high‐dollar, bureaucratic failure at worst. On its 40th birthday, it is time to start making things right.
Remember the “Race to the Top,” a competition held by the U.S. Department of Education in which states battled for a slice of $4.35 billion in “stimulus” funds? It looks like we’re about to have “Race to the Top: COVID-19.”