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Kate Hardiman

Kate Hardiman is a recent graduate of the University of Notre Dame, where she majored in a Great Books Program and minored in Political Science and Economics. She previously wrote for The Hill in Washington, D.C., The College Fix, and has contributed to Minding the Campus. In addition to her work as a free-lance journalist, Kate is currently pursuing a Masters in Education from Notre Dame and teaches English and Religion at a high school in Chicago.

Articles From Kate

Students aren’t sure if First Amendment protects hate speech: Poll

A majority of students on college campuses do not know that the First Amendment protects hate speech, according to a new report published by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). Only 46 percent of students are aware that the First Amendment protects hate speech, FIRE reports. 48 percent believe that hate speech should […]

Even the Left Coast is warming up to school choice

School vouchers — taxpayer-provided funds that help low-income students attend private schools — are finding support in the most unlikely of states: California. A recent poll conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California and the Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies found that 60 percent of adults and 66 percent of public school parents in […]

The nation’s largest private school choice program is increasing college graduation rates

School choice in Florida is paying dividends when it comes to success in college, according to a new report published by the left-leaning Urban Institute. Researchers found that low-income Florida students attending a private school on a tax-credit scholarship earned acceptance at Florida colleges at a higher rate than their public school counterparts. The Florida […]

Illinois passes historic school choice bill

In a display of compromise rarely seen in government today, the Illinois legislature passed a historic school funding bill last week. Most notably, the bill includes a provision for a $75 million tax-credit scholarship that expands private school access to low-income families. Governor Bruce Rauner (R-IL) thanked leaders in a statement for “finding common ground that […]