Private school vouchers open faith opportunities for children of color

Private school vouchers open faith opportunities for children of color

MILWAUKEE (AP) — During a break in the hallway between St. Marcus Lutheran Church and its affiliated school, eighth-grader Annii Kinepoway didn’t hesitate to explain what she’s learned to love best here — the good Lord and good grades. “I like knowing that there is someone you can ask for help if you need it. … Read more

Trump casts a shadow over Arizona’s GOP

Trump casts a shadow over Arizona’s GOP

Arizona has felt like ground zero this election season. Republicans believe they have a realistic chance of capturing a US Senate seat and two House districts currently held by Democrats. A third when they are dizzy. It could change the balance of power in Washington. Democrats believe they have a realistic chance of winning the … Read more

Down to the Wire in Arizona’s midterm elections

Down to the Wire in Arizona’s midterm elections

Read the latest on the state’s races from The Wall Street Journal Opinion pages.

Governor Pritzker reverses school choice

Governor Pritzker reverses school choice

Governor JB Pritzker during a news conference in Chicago on September 14. Photo: Pat Nabong/Associated Press With three weeks until Election Day, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker has reversed course on school elections. On Tuesday, the Chicago Sun-Times published Mr. Pritzker’s response to a graduate survey. He answered yes to the question, “Do you support Illinois’ … Read more

How not to beat Trump

How not to beat Trump

In several recent Republican primaries, Trump’s endorsements of Senate candidates helped. A push from the former president helped Mehmet Oz and JD Vance cross the finish line in Pennsylvania and Ohio, respectively. A Trump endorsement also helped gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake defeat her Republican rivals in Arizona. The question for November is whether these and … Read more

A betting man with a plan for America

A betting man with a plan for America

Bala Cynwyd, Pa. In 1987, Jeff Yass, along with friends from SUNY Binghamton who shared his interest in poker and oddsmaking, started options trading powerhouse Susquehanna International Group. Theirs was a happy corporate life: no customers, no shareholders, no need to worry about public controversy. It was that time. Mr. Yass, 64, who says he … Read more

Charlie Crist is all for teachers unions

Charlie Crist is all for teachers unions

Charlie Crist speaks to supporters as he announces Karla Hernández-Mats as his running mate at Hialeah Middle School in Hialeah, Fla., Aug. 27. Photo: Gaston De Cardenas/Associated Press Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is favored to win re-election, and his Democratic opponent, Rep. Charlie Crist, seems determined to lose. On Saturday, four days after winning the … Read more

Build a charter school, be sued by the teachers’ association

Build a charter school, be sued by the teachers’ association

Bronx, NY If you’re looking for evidence that teachers’ associations do not care about the interests of school children, you can find it in the poor Bronx neighborhood of Soundview. A school building on Beach Avenue has been closed for nearly a decade, and the United Federation of Teachers is suing to keep it closed. … Read more

Can the GOP become the parents’ party?

Can the GOP become the parents’ party?

By passing a historic law on school choice, Arizona Republicans are saying yes.