Recent Publications

Scaling Down: The Power of One

Kathryn Hickok | September 30, 2015
Is it truly possibly for one person to make a positive difference in education in America? Darla Romfo has a good answer to this question. ...  read more

What Gets Kids “Ready for College and Life?”

Kathryn Hickok | September 2, 2015
Students across Oregon are back in school. Have you ever thought about how important it is where a child goes to school? After their family, ...  read more

New Orleans’ Miracle School District

Kathryn Hickok | August 26, 2015
Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina devastated the southeastern United States, displacing more than 372,000 school-aged children. Today, New Orleans’ school population has returned to more ...  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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