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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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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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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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Children, books, and hanging out in the park with friends. Learning or diversity in reading at the school playground. Children, study or education
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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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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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Young couple sending their children to school
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School Choice Hypocrisy: Good for My Children, but Not Yours

There are five major categories of people working to block school choice for others despite taking advantage of it themselves. The most hypocritical — those who send their own children to private schools as their wealth allows but don’t want others to have that opportunity. Read More ›
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Daughter is reading book to her international parents
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How Texas Is Becoming the Frontlines for Parents-First School Choice

For far too long, K-12 public schools have been viewed as the only experts when it comes to educating children. Parents’ fundamental responsibility to serve as the primary educators of their children has been outsourced to these government institutes, where the vast majority of children remain trapped. 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 ›