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Now THIS is Educational Innovation

A cool $24 million. That’s the return on investment of $15,000 in Snap Inc. made by a California private school. Writing at heartland.org, reporter Michael McGrady tells the story, with comments from JLF’s Terry Stoops.

“When government is not the sole financier of an educational institution, school leaders can focus on new and creative ways to build capacity,” Stoops said. “Otherwise, they would spend much of their time, as public schools do, saying that cruel politicians and taxpayers don’t provide adequate funding. As we know, the definition of ‘adequate’ means ‘never enough.’

Read the entire story here.

Meantime, here in North Carolina, Republicans are continuing to invest in public school teachers. You’ll find the data, and Terry’s perspective here.

Donna Martinez / VP of Marketing and Communications

Donna came to the John Locke Foundation in January 2003 after freelance writing for Carolina Journal and contributing to projects for the North Carolina Education Alliance. He...

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