Stories by Jeff Bryant

Jeff Bryant is director of the Education Opportunity Network, a partnership effort of the Institute for America's Future and the Opportunity to Learn Campaign. He has written extensively about public education policy.    subscribe to Jeff Bryant's feed

Posted on: May 19, 2017, Source: Education Opportunity Network

Cuts aid to low-income students, transfer funds from public schools to charters and vouchers, increase student loan costs.

Posted on: May 12, 2017, Source: Education Opportunity Network

What if school choice results in bad choice?

Posted on: May 5, 2017, Source: Education Opportunity Network

"Alternative facts" are muddling the charter school debate.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2017, Source: Education Opportunity Network

DeVos promotes privatization at military bases, religious schools and charter schools.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2017, Source: Blog for Our Future

A vote for Gorsuch is essentially staying to disabled students: "You're on your own."

Posted on: Mar 6, 2017, Source: Education Opportunity Network

Religious curricula funded by tax-credit school vouchers have become a cash cow for many private schools.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2017, Source: Blog for Our Future

They aren't going to fool anyone with their plan.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2017, Source: Blog for Our Future

A new report finds online charters are “gearing up for a boom" under the watchful eye of Betsy DeVos.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The Hillsdale College connection links Trump to the right-wing evangelical community of Betsy DeVos.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2016, Source: AlterNet

North Carolina offers a harrowing preview of what American classrooms might look like under President Trump.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2016, Source: Blog for Our Future

It's time progressive Democrats took their party back.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2016, Source: AlterNet

What used to be a trip to the principal's office has become a trip to jail.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2016, Source: Campaign for America's Future

“I’m just concerned about the proposal and what it means for the children all across the Commonwealth"

Posted on: Sep 9, 2016, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Here's a hint: not the folks who actually need the help.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2016, Source: Blog for Our Future

The charter school movement is no fan of satire.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2016, Source: Blog for Our Future

The lists are longer because schools can't afford to pay for basic supplies.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2016, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Kaine is not a fan of high stakes testing, charter schools, or other pillars of reform orthodoxy.

Posted on: Jul 20, 2016, Source: AlterNet

In many ways, it's 1957 all over again.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2016, Source: Campaign for America's Future

In California and beyond, charter school advocates team up with big finance to influence Democratic Party candidates in state and local elections.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The rush to expand charters is hardly justified by the performance of the ones already in operation.

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