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Educational Freedom Institute Announces Governing Board Changes

For Immediate Release

January 24, 2020

Educational Freedom Institute Announces Governing Board Changes

Phoenix, Arizona— January 24, 2020The Educational Freedom Institute announced the addition of Dr. Jay P. Greene, Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas, to its governing board.

“EFI is honored to welcome Dr. Greene, a highly respected voice on education reform, to its Governing Board,” said Matthew Nielsen, Board President.

Dr. Burke, the board’s vice president, said, “Jay Greene is indisputably one of the greatest minds in the education policy debate. Saying we are lucky to have him on our board of directors is an understatement.”

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, and Dr. Terry Stoops.

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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