Recent Publications

A free-market guru with ties to Portland

Steve Buckstein | July 29, 2014
In honor of Milton Friedman’s 102nd birthday this July 31, below is Steve Buckstein’s op-ed in Friedman’s memory, which appeared in The Oregonian the day after Friedman passed ...  read more

Portland Public Schools’ New Ombudsman Should Be Independent

Cascade Policy Institute | July 16, 2014
In response to parent complaints, Portland Public Schools will create a new ombudsman position. An ombudsman is a person within an organization who provides accountability ...  read more

Milton Friedman’s Education Savings Accounts: The Future of Oregon Education?

Cascade Policy Institute | July 10, 2014
The “father of school choice” accurately predicted the modern voucher programs in Ohio and Wisconsin would spread to other states as vouchers demonstrated their effectiveness. ...  read more
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Video

Kathryn Hickok Discusses School Choice Week and Children’s Scholarship Fund

| 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

Lisa Graham Keegan discusses the importance of school choice

| August 27, 2012
Cascade Policy Institute sat down with former Arizona school chief and national school choice advocate Lisa Graham Keegan to talk about how she became a ... read more

Steve Buckstein is interviewed about his latest commentary “Do You Feel Exploited by Apple?”

| April 13, 2012
In his latest commentary, Do You Feel Exploited by Apple?, Steve Buckstein asked a group of students if they felt exploited by Apple after buying ... read more

Steve Buckstein talks about Cascade’s School Choice Beginnings

| January 25, 2012
Watch Cascade Policy Institute founder, Steve Buckstein, talk about how he and Cascade got their start in the school choice movement. read more
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Audio

Portland Public Schools’ New Ombudsman Should Be Independent

In response to parent complaints, Portland Public Schools will create a new ombudsman position. An ombudsman is a person within an organization who provides accountability ... read more

New Education Study Shows: We’re Paying More for Less

Advocates on all sides of the public education spending-versus-results debate cite various statistics to make their respective cases. Some argue that more money leads to ... read more
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