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Seattle skyline panorama at sunset, Washington, USA
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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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The 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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Dr. Keri Ingraham on The Kevin Roberts Show: 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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AUGUST 23, 2017 - PHOENIX ARIZONA - Replica of Liberty Bell in front of Arizona State Capitol Building at sunrise
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Arizona Governor Katie Hobbs Is Working to Undermine the State’s Educational Freedom

Democrat Katie Hobbs took the helm as governor of Arizona earlier this month. Her passionate priority is to repeal the expansion of the Empowerment Scholarship Account program, which grants educational options to the children of all Arizona families. Read More ›
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Metal Wheel Concept
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A New K-12 System

If we want to effectively educate all of our children, a new education system is needed — not a tweak of the existing system and certainly not more money. Read More ›
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Man climbing a ladder toward a bright 2023 number
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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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Male students in a woodwork class
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Teacher Certification & Uniform Salary Schedules Hinder CTE Staffing

A key component of creating an outstanding CTE preparation track in today’s K-12 schools is employing top-tier subject matter experts with real-world professional experience in the industry rather than just book knowledge. 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 ›