school choice
Culture
Jewish school enrollment grows as parents ‘rethink their educational priorities’

Amid the rise of antisemitism in the United States since the Israel-Hamas war began, Jewish parents are rethinking how their children are educated. “It’s been very hard for the Jewish… Read More

May 21, 2024
Opinion
Op-ed: Our children deserve better than so-called ‘public education,’ which has no legal responsibility to educate anyone

I’ll never forget a recent Facebook post from a mom whose child was struggling in public school. Even though her daughter had an individual education plan (IEP), the school wasn’t… Read More

May 21, 2024
Public Education
Over 85,000 students waiting to enroll in North Carolina charter schools

Thousands of North Carolina families are clamoring for coveted spots at charter schools, a new state report revealed. The report, compiled for the Legislature by the… Read More

May 20, 2024
Legislation
‘Money should follow the child’: Gov. Landry pushes universal school choice through Louisiana Senate

The Louisiana Senate has passed a universal school choice bill, thanks in part to the support of Gov. Jeff Landry. SB 313, sponsored by Sen. Rick… Read More

May 20, 2024
Legislation
Nebraska removes anti-school choice measure from ballot in ongoing battle

In a victory for education freedom, an anti-school choice measure is being removed from the November ballot in Nebraska. Nebraska Secretary of State Bob Evnen announced… Read More

May 17, 2024
Public Education
Parents are winning education revolution with school choice, Corey DeAngelis says

(The Daily Signal) – There’s a war being waged for America’s elementary, middle, and high school students. But the leftist agenda-driven campaign that began behind the closed doors of teachers… Read More

May 17, 2024
Opinion
Opinion: 70 years after Brown v. Board, America is still segregating students

Need an easy way to discredit something you don’t like? Easy: accuse it of being racist. That’s the strategy being employed by opponents of school choice. The Americans United for… Read More

May 17, 2024
Opinion, Public Education
Educational freedom: The overlooked answer to chronic absenteeism

(The Daily Signal) – Schools across the country are struggling to get students to show up reliably. The best estimates suggest more than 1 in 4 American students are… Read More

May 17, 2024
Public Education
Utah’s universal school choice program spilling over with applicants despite doubling budget

Utah has approved just 10,000 scholarships despite receiving over 27,000 applications for its new universal school choice program. Utah Fits All was… Read More

May 14, 2024
Public Education
‘The Parent Revolution’: How parents made school choice the hottest issue in education 

For decades, school choice simmered on the back burner, the project of a handful of policymakers and education experts. Despite their best efforts, the progress was modest, though steady. But… Read More

May 14, 2024
Public Education
New report outlines three steps to create public school choice in all 50 states

Thirteen years ago, Kelley Williams-Bolar went to jail for sending her daughters to a public school outside their residentially zoned district. Now, education reformers are trying to break down what… Read More

May 13, 2024
Christian Schools
Study suggests school choice could help mend America’s partisan divide

School choice may help students overcome the growing divisiveness observed by cultural commentators today – and do more good for the public than public education itself, a new study suggests. Read More

May 13, 2024
Public Education
Some Kansas schools support open enrollment law, others seem hostile

(The Sentinel) – The bipartisan Open Enrollment legislation signed into law in 2022 offered hope for students who are trapped by their zip code in underperforming school districts. Read More

May 9, 2024
Homeschools
Homeschooling skyrockets in Montana while public school enrollment declines

Homeschooling is gaining more popularity in Montana, even as public school enrollment falls.   According to data released by the Montana Office of Public Instruction, K-12 public… Read More

May 7, 2024
Legislation
Louisiana rejects bill to end state approval of homeschooling programs

The Louisiana House of Representatives rejected legislation to end government approval of homeschool programs, which advocates say would have made homeschooling easier for families in the Bayou State.  Rep. Beryl… Read More

May 6, 2024
Public Education
Washington charter schools have less funding, better academics than traditional public schools

It seems impossible that public education could be made cheaper without skimping on quality. But Washington’s charter schools appear to be doing just that. Charter schools are public schools –… Read More

May 3, 2024
Public Education
Florida teachers’ union blames public school decline on burgeoning charters

After a Florida school district announced it was cutting 700 positions, the local teachers’ union was quick to point the finger at charter schools. “It’s a drain on public schools… Read More

May 2, 2024
Legislation
Proposal advances to fund 55,000 on Opportunity Scholarship waiting list

(The Center Square) – Appropriation of enough money to erase a waiting list of about 55,000 for school choice is expected to be voted on soon by the full North… Read More

May 2, 2024
Public Education
‘It’s a win-win’: North Carolina awards over 3,000 additional school choice scholarships while special ed program grows nearly 30%

So many North Carolina families are asking for school choice scholarships, it’s hard for the state to keep up with the demand. The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA)… Read More

May 1, 2024
Opinion
‘Systematically excluded’: How public schools still segregate based on zip codes

Seventy years ago, the Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. Board of Education that public schools couldn’t segregate students based on race. But public schools still… Read More

April 30, 2024