Jeffery Ware is a summer 2001 research intern with the Mackinac Center and a student at Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan.

By Jeffery Ware

Privatizing Teacher Certification

A systematic teacher shortage is the latest crisis in public education-yet, there is still widespread opposition to an idea that might remove one of the major roadblocks to greater numbers in the teaching profession: privatized teacher certification or alternative certification. … more

Economies of School: Privatization and Small Districts

Many small school districts believe privatization of food, transportation, janitorial, and other services is for larger school districts that can offer enough business to attract contractors. However, there are many ways smaller districts can privatize. … more