This year marks the Friedman Foundation’s 20th anniversary. It also marks the year we will be changing our name. Why, you ask? Read President and CEO Robert Enlow’s blog post to learn more.
Use our interactive School Choice in America Dashboard to filter which states have which programs and export crucial data.
What do voters think of educational choice? What do parents want for their children’s education? How do educational choice programs affect students and schools? Check out our research for answers to these questions and more.
As the Friedmans said, “This foundation is the culmination of what has been one of our main interests for more than four decades: improvement in the quality of the education available to children of all income and social classes in this nation, whether that education is provided in government or private schools or at home.”
It can be difficult to see how school choice will fit into our current education system. Our quick, informative videos explain how a universal school choice system would work and how the four types of school choice programs operate today.
Our research focuses on how private school choice programs affect students, families, schools, and communities. And our research team is dedicated to high-quality research methods and transparency. Comb our library of research for reports on academic achievement, fiscal effects, surveys, regulations, private education markets, and more.
How does your state stack up to others? Check out our School Choice in America Dashboard to compare, then delve deeper into states and individual programs for more details.