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American Center for Transforming Education

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Stop Allowing Zip Codes to Dictate Where Kids Go to School

In most of our country, geography dictates which K-12 public school a child will attend. Disregarding school performance and parental input, students are assigned a school based on the geographical boundaries of the school district in which they live. Read More ›
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Olympia, Washington, USA State Capitol
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School Choice Good for Kids & for Public Schools

When it comes to innovation and advancements, Washington State has historically been a national leader. Yet the state has been painfully slow to implement change in an area where it's most critically needed — improving our K-12 education system. Read More ›
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Arizona flag and Iowa flag States of America waving with texture sky Cloud and sunset double flag

These Two States Now Have Universal School Choice — And Yours Could Be Next

Iowa became the second state in the country to pass universal school choice, directly providing families with funds to support their children’s education. Arizona was the trendsetter for this new wave of educational freedom after Governor Doug Ducey signed universal school choice into law on July 7, 2022. Read More ›
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Breaking the K-12 Education Monopoly

Recently Discovery Institute Fellow and American Center for Transforming Education Director Dr. Keri Ingraham joined The Heritage Foundation President Kevin Roberts on his show to discuss educational freedom, education entrepreneurship, innovation, and much more. Read More ›
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What Inspired Don Nielsen to Write Every School?

In 2014 Don Nielsen wrote a book titled Every School: One Citizen’s Guide to Transforming Education. What inspired him to write the book?

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Man climbing a ladder toward a bright 2023 number

Will 2023 Be Bright or Bleak for K-12 Educational Freedom?

Without question, bureaucracy, leftist politicians, and teachers’ unions will push an increasingly radical agenda on our impressionable children in K-12 schools with unrelenting resolve. And as they do, more families will want to flee. Read More ›
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Governor Doug Ducey’s Landmark Legacy Worthy of Tribute

As the sun is about to set on Arizona Governor Doug Ducey's time at the helm of the Grand Canyon state, we should stand in applause nationwide for a job done exceptionally well. No other political leader in our nation's history has achieved what Governor Ducey did to advance educational freedom. Read More ›