Education Policy

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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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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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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 ›
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Educational Freedom Expansion Will Continue in 2024

Ten states have passed legislation to grant all, or nearly all, families statewide with K-12 education freedom. It is time for all of the other Republican trifecta states to get the job done. Read More ›
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Our Unique Approach Gains National Attention

Discovery Institute’s American Center for Transforming Education has gained increasing national attention with our unique two-prong approach. We work to transform public education while also empowering parents with the freedom to select the K-12 educational avenue for their children. Read More ›
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Texas Lawmakers Finally Get Serious About School Choice for Families

Texas State Rep. Cody Harris, a Republican from rural Palestine, Texas, was one of several Republicans who initially opposed school choice. Yet, once he began serving on the House Public Education Committee earlier this year, his position changed. Read More ›
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Abbott Says He’s Keeping Texas Lawmakers in Session Until They Expand School Choice

Historically, Texas has painfully lagged in school choice programs, resembling more of a blue state than its Republican trifecta. But Governor Abbott is committed to changing that. Read More ›