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Alabama State Capitol in Montgomery at Night
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Alabama Governor Ivey’s Top Legislative Priority Is Advancing Educational Freedom

In the State of the State Address recently, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced, “passing an education savings account bill that works for families and for Alabama is my number one legislative priority.” Read More ›
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A children’s protest in which a girl speaks through a megaphone giving a message of non-violence at a demonstration for peace and the eradication of conflicts,copy space
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Public School District Spent Quarter of a Million Dollars on ‘Woke Kindergarten’ Teacher Training

Instead of effectively equipping educators to teach students to read and do basic math, the Hayward Unified School District in the Bay Area of California reportedly spent $250,000 on ‘Woke Kindergarten’ teacher training. Read More ›
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Tennessee (USA) flag waving on the wind
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It’s Time for Tennessee to Enact Universal Education Freedom

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee (Republican), in his sixth State of the State address earlier this month, declared that “2024 is the year to make school choice a reality for every Tennessee family.” Gov. Lee rightly acknowledged that “parents know what’s best for their child’s education.” Read More ›
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It is an open doors day in a school. We see a big queue of adults and children near to a school. Children and their parents – all together welcome to school!
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Parental Pursuit of School Choice Is Skyrocketing

It is National School Choice Week, and parental demand for educational options for their children is surging. A January parent survey revealed that 72% of parents “considered new schools for their children last year–a 35% increase over 2022.” Sixty-three percent searched for a new school, and 44% chose one. Read More ›
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Colorful crayons and a symbol of a transgender
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Let’s Stop Calling It Gender-Affirming Care

Twenty-two states have passed laws restricting in varying degrees the practice of the grossly inaccurately termed “gender-affirming care” for minors. The majority of those states did so in 2023. Additional bills aimed at protecting children from irreversible physical harm are being put forward this legislative cycle in states with Republican majority legislatures. Read More ›
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colorful waving national flag of arizona state on a american dollar money background. finance concept
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Arizona Gov. Hobbs Seeks to Bury Education Freedom in Bureaucracy

After failing in her multiple attempts to block and remove Arizona’s universal school choice opportunities for families, Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs is now looking to layer endless bureaucracy onto the state’s thriving Empowerment Scholarship Account program. Read More ›
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Dr. Keri D. Ingraham Discusses College-Simulated Learning for K-12 on the Making the Leap Podcast

Chris and Christine Stigall from the Herzog Foundation interview Dr. Keri D. Ingraham on the Making the Leap Podcast. The conversation discusses a school model that intentionally engages parents in their children's education. Read More ›
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Happy New Year 2023
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Unprecedented Educational Freedom Was Achieved in 2023

Legislative sessions saw upwards of 124 school choice bills. Most noteworthy, eight more states joined Arizona and West Virginia with universal school choice, bringing the total to ten: Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Utah, and West Virginia! Read More ›
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Welcome to worship.cross for sunday school service.kid church good friday and easter day in church christian catholic.Sunday service.Online worship.Faith Jesus.pray.bible study.good gospel.Hope holy.
Welcome to worship.cross for sunday school service.kid church good friday and easter day in church christian catholic.Sunday service.Online worship.Faith Jesus.pray.bible study.good gospel.Hope holy.

A New Classical Christian College Launches in California

With the rapidly increasing student enrollment in various K-12 classical education avenues, a growing number of families are seeking postsecondary education options that maintain the classical approach. Read More ›
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Parents Helping Children With Homework In Kitchen
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A Texas Charter School Prioritizing Parental Involvement

At a time when district public schools are pushing parents away and even working at odds and in secrecy, a charter school in Dallas, Texas, is operating a school model that intently prioritizes parental involvement. Read More ›