Recent Publications

Freedom in Film: Mockingjay, Part 1 (2014)

Kathryn Hickok | November 30, 2015
When the first film of the Hunger Games series premiered, Cascade’s Sarah Wolf wrote about the themes of human freedom found in the popular novels ...  read more

Freedom in Film and Fiction: A Cascade Series

Kathryn Hickok | November 24, 2015
Since 2013, “Freedom in Film and Fiction” has been an occasional series of book and film reviews housed on Cascade’s blog Cascade Insider. We’re moving ...  read more

Educational Savings Accounts: The “Smartphones” of Parental Choice

Kathryn Hickok | November 18, 2015
Yesterday the Senate Interim Education Committee of the Oregon Legislature held an informational hearing on Educational Savings Accounts, or ESAs. The focus of the hearing ...  read more
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Kathryn Hickok Discusses School Choice Week and Children’s Scholarship Fund

Kathryn Hickok | February 1, 2013
We sat down with Kathryn Hickok to talk about National School Choice Week and how the Portland-based branch of Children’s Scholarship Fund is helping local ... read more

Kathryn Hickok discusses the merits of the proposed Multnomah County Library taxing district measure

Kathryn Hickok | October 11, 2012
The League of Women Voters of Portland hosted a debate on local ballot measures, where Cascade Policy Institute Publications Director Kathryn Hickok debated the merits ... read more

Kathryn Hickok discusses Americans’ “Best Earthly Inheritance”

| July 11, 2012
In her latest interview with Cascade Policy Institute, Kathryn Hickok talks about her latest commentary on religious freedom and the principles left to Americans as ... read more

Kathryn Hickok talks about the first amendment fight to serve

| June 22, 2012
We sat down with our Publications Director Kathryn Hickok to discuss her latest commentary, This First Amendment Fight Is for Freedom to Serve, where she discusses ... read more
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U.S. Sees Huge Growth in Homeschooling

What does it mean for parents and kids today? The Center for Education Reform reports that since 2003, the number of homeschooled kids in the ... read more

Low-Income Scholarship Recipients “Highly Successful” in High School and Beyond

The Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice just released an exploratory study examining the graduates of the Children’s Scholarship Fund Baltimore. CSF Baltimore is a privately ... read more
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