School Choice

School Choice October 18th, 2021

The Parent-led education movement can no longer be ignored

As we look back at the 2021 legislative sessions, there’s a lot to unpack. Whether it was laws pertaining to critical race theory or election integrity, there has certainly been a lot of focus on what’s going on in state legislatures. While school choice has been a topic of discussion for decades, it seems that COVID…
School Choice October 12th, 2021

Florida Mother Receives Standing Ovation after Calling for ‘Mass Exodus’ from Public Schools over Indoctrination

Quisha King, a Florida mother of two, received a standing ovation when she called for a ‘mass exodus’ from public schools over CRT and concerns that the Biden administration is discouraging parental involvement at school board meetings. “They want to silence us and shut us down. I really think at this point the only thing to…
School Choice September 27th, 2021

US Charter School Enrollment Grows 7% amid Traditional Public School Declines in 2020-2021

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools has authored a report showing “hundreds of thousands of families switched to charter schools” during the first full school year of the pandemic. Out of 42 states where data was collected, all but three reported growth. Nationwide, growth is up 7%—that is nearly 240,000 students who enrolled in charter…
School Choice September 20th, 2021

Broad Support for School Choice, Curriculum Concerns from Parents in Recent Poll

A recent survey found that parents across the political and ethnic spectrum strongly support school choice in America’s 20 fastest growing metropolitan areas. These parents also expressed concerns about school curricula and support for removing critical race theory (CRT) from public school curriculum. The Manhattan Institute conducted the survey of adults who were asked questions about…