Thomas Jefferson quipped that “a nation that expects to be ignorant and free… expects what never was and never will be.” A good education, encompassing not just the “three Rs,” but civics and the character traits that ensure success later in life, is a fundamental building block for citizenship, and important for the prospect of each individual student and the country as a whole. The goal of our massive public investment in K-12 and higher education should be to provide that opportunity to every child.

Virginia’s new school guidance protects parental rights

Recent guidance for Virginia public school districts released by the administration of Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) represents a victory for parents. Some on the left have already attacked the guidance as being hateful and transphobic. But as a parent whose two daughters attend Virginia schools, I applaud Youngkin’s actions…

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