Vicki Alger | Monday January 22, 2018 at 9:22 AM PDT | Comments Off on Sacramento Should Celebrate National School Choice Week with Bold, Student-Centered Thinking
California’s current education system, which largely rations education based on where a child’s parents can afford to live, is a relic of a bygone era.
Tags: Charter schools, Education, education savings accounts, ESAs, government schools, K-12 schools, National School Choice Week, Personal Liberty, Politics, Private schools, Public schools, school choice, tax credit scholarships
Vicki Alger | Thursday August 24, 2017 at 11:25 AM PDT | Comments Off on Localize, Don’t Federalize, Educational Choice
Parental choice in education has many advantages, as we see in the growing majority of states with choice programs. Yet using the federal government to expand educational choice is risky, as The Heritage Foundation’s Linsdey Burke, The Cato Institute’s Neal McCluskey, and I explain in our Washington Post editorial. The Trump administration has made clear that it wants to...
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Tags: D.C. Vouchers, Education, education savings accounts, ESAs, higher education, Liberty, parental choice, Personal Liberty, Politics, Presidential Power, Regulation, school choice, school vouchers, tax credit scholarships, vouchers
Vicki Alger | Monday August 21, 2017 at 9:45 AM PDT | Comments Off on Parental Choice Smear Campaign Falls Flat
Opponents of parental choice in education have been in overdrive portraying private school scholarships (and by association, those who support or use them) as racist to diminish their popularity. Results from a new national poll suggest opponents’ strategy isn’t working. According to the 11th annual Education Next poll public support for a variety of private...
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Tags: Education, education savings accounts, ESAs, parental choice, Personal Liberty, Politics, Power, school choice, tax credit scholarships, vouchers