School Choice

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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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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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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 ›
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We Must Build on Educational Freedom Election Wins

The highly anticipated "red wave" didn’t materialize in the midterm elections. Despite that disappointment, however, there were valuable victories for educational freedom. Credit is due to the parents who spoke out against school closures and political indoctrination taking precedence over academic learning. Read More ›
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The Fight For Educational Freedom Is Just Warming Up

The educational victories in various states are a testament to the power of the ‘parents’ party,’ which, by many accounts, is still in its infancy. In the coming years, this parent movement will continue to grow in number and influence as public schools persist in doubling down on their woke agendas and as more parents experience the tremendous benefits of educational freedom. Read More ›
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Constraints on Educational Freedom Have Dems Fleeing the Party

White suburban women, who comprise roughly 20% of the electorate, have swung right. Concerns about skyrocketing costs and crime have been top of mind for these women, and for the moms and grandmothers of this population segment, education has been a key driver of their party affiliation change. Read More ›
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School Choice Can Catch Students Back Up

The recent release of the 2022 National Assessment of Educational Progress exam score reveals the largest decline since the assessment was launched in 1990. The depth of the crisis is greater than many in the education establishment want to acknowledge. Read More ›
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No Incentive to Provide Quality Service or Produce Results

One of the biggest differences between public and private K-12 schools is the incentives. Private schools are motivated to satisfy their customers, parents, and families — be responsive or risk losing them. Read More ›