This year’s state budget, up for a vote on Thursday, contains an Education Freedom Account (EFA) program to give families more options for educating their children. Here is a quick summary of who has similar programs and how this one would work.
Change is coming to our outdated education system. So far this year, more than a dozen states have enacted policies that empower families to choose their child’s learning environment using the public funds set aside for their child. The “Live Free or Die” state could be next—so long as special interests don’t get their way.
New Hampshire House Education Committee Vice-Chair Rep. Glen Cordelli joins Paul and Marc to talk about education issues in New Hampshire, including a move to repeal NH’s Blaine Amendment (HB282). From the May 15th program. Related: Legislators Vote to Include Religious Schools in Town Tuitioning Law Note: Shared Content may not necessarily reflect the views …
Previously, I discussed the idea, popular in some quarters, that if a parent withdraws his child from a public school in order to send him to a private school, the parent ought to reimburse the district for lost adequacy funds. Today I’d like to discuss a complementary idea, also popular in some quarters, that if …
There was a lot of discussion about discrimination in the hearing on HB 20, The Richard “Dick” Hinch Education Freedom Accounts bill. To that point, T. Willard Fair is president and chief executive officer of the Urban League of Greater Miami. He is a Civil Rights leader who advocates for school choice.
After the long pandemic year, thousands of parents are beyond frustrated with “remote” and “hybrid” instruction for their children. As a result, thousands of students have already left public schools, and many parents are desperately looking for alternative ways to give their children an adequate education.