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Governing, Advisory Board Updates

For Immediate Release

November 12, 2019

Educational Freedom Institute Announces Governing, Advisory Board


Phoenix, Arizona— November 12, 2019The Educational Freedom Institute announced the completion of the formation of its Advisory Board, enabling the organization to more effectively pursue its mission.

“EFI is proud and honored to welcome Dr. Corey DeAngelis and Dr. Lindsey Burke to its Governing Board,” said Matthew Nielsen, Board President at Educational Freedom Institute. Dr. DeAngelis, the board’s vice president, said, “I’m excited to join an organization with a mission that everyone should be able to get behind: advancing educational freedom.”

Advisory Board

The organization has already benefitted greatly from the addition of several highly-respected and committed individuals to its Advisory Board, listed alphabetically: Jason Bedrick, Jonathan Butcher, Dr. Angela Dills, Robert Enlow, Dr. Matthew Ladner, Dr. Benjamin Scafidi, Inez Stepman, Dr. Terry Stoops. “These advisory board members bring decades of education policy expertise to EFI, along with their unwavering commitment to education choice, and the power of market-driven and family-based policies,” said Dr. Burke.


Founded in early 2019, Educational Freedom Institute is a non-profit, non-partisan think tank that exists to research, document, and report the benefits that school choice provides to students, families, and communities. We support policies that protect and promote school choice, knowing that the free market, when allowed to flourish, will provide unparalleled education options of the highest quality to families from all walks of life. We pursue this mission using objective data and through publishing our findings.


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