Protecting and Promoting School Choice

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To Promote School Choice, Acknowledge the Culture War 

by James D. Paul Historically, education reform organizations have been skittish about anything that smacks of culture war politics. School choice organizations, in particular, seem unwilling to highlight cultural debates on classroom activism, curriculum transparency, and other controversies related to parental control in education. A new report from EFI & The Heritage Foundation urges school …

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A Better Route to Give Parents Successful School Choice

By Ben Scafidi and Eric Wearne Maybe because of public school COVID shutdowns and mandates, or maybe because of several odious and anti-historical ideologies being taught in public schools, Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin and a growing number of elected state officials have pledged to give families more school options for their children.  Perhaps the fastest, …

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#52: K-12 Education & Parents’ Rights

Jill Upson, Executive Director of the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs in West Virginia, joins Corey DeAngelis and Matthew Nielsen to discuss parents’ rights in education from various perspectives.  Find EFI online at EFInstitute.org, @EF_Institute on twitter, and Educational Freedom Institute on Facebook and other social platforms.

#51: What the Media Got Wrong

Drew Holden, freelance commentary writer, joins Corey DeAngelis and Matthew Nielsen to discuss how the media has been consistently getting it wrong when it comes to the pandemic and K-12 schooling.  Find EFI online at EFInstitute.org, @EF_Institute on twitter, and Educational Freedom Institute on Facebook and other social platforms.

#50: Black Minds Matter

Denisha Merriweather joins Corey DeAngelis and Matthew Nielsen to discuss her personal school choice journey and the organization she founded, Black Minds Matter.  Find EFI online at EFInstitute.org, @EF_Institute on twitter, and Educational Freedom Institute on Facebook and other social platforms.