Patrick R. Gibbons

SCOTUS decision opens the door for school choice, renders Blaine Amendment mostly dead

Blaine Amendments prohibiting the public support of religious schools, once used to bludgeon school choice supporters during legislative debates, is dead. Or, at least mostly…

Public schools can’t escape criticism when reflecting on Brown v. Board

(reimaginED) – Nearly 70 years after Brown v. Board of Education rewrote the rules of American K-12 education, pundits and academics are still debating its…

New research unpacks Michigan’s proposed education savings account program

(reimaginED) – Michigan’s tax-credit-funded education savings account program could save state and local governments as much as $386 million a year, according to new research…

Almost 5,000 struggling Florida readers reaped benefits of Reading Scholarship program in 2020-21

(reimaginED) – Nearly $2.5 million in Reading Scholarships were awarded to 4,961 Florida students during the 2020-21 school year according to a report prepared by…

New study shows intriguing results in education savings account use to support learning

(reimaginED) – The longer parents utilize education savings accounts, the more comfortable they become using scholarship funds on curriculum, tutoring and educational services, a new…

New national poll shows support for education choice continues to grow

Support for school choice has increased since April 2020 by eight percentage points, from 64% to 72%, according to a new poll from RealClear Opinion…