School Choice in Pop Culture: Yes, Prime Minister

In today’s episode of EdChoice Chats, our President and CEO Robert Enlow and our Director of Policy Jason Bedrick discuss one iconic episode of the BBC’s Yes, Prime Minister which is about—as the show says—“the political will versus the administrative won’t.” Bedrick and Enlow go beyond the messages in this hilarious episode of television, sharing […]

U.S. States Ranked by Educational Choice Share, 2018

EdChoice Share 2018

We have arrived at that time of year where we look at where each state’s students are educated. Similar to last year, the EdChoice Share looks at what proportion of all K–12 students are enrolled in an education savings account (ESA), voucher or tax-credit scholarship program. To get this number, I divided the total number […]

America’s School Choice Programs Ranked by Purchasing Power, 2018 Edition

States Ranked by Purchasing Power

We’ve given our readers an overview of educational choice programs across the nation this week with rankings based on eligibility and participation. But one major question still remains: How well are these programs funded? The best educational choice policies make as many children as possible eligible to participate, but also empower families to truly afford […]

The States Ranked by Spending on School Choice Programs, 2018 Edition

EdChoice Spending Share 2018

We’re back again in 2018, ranking the states’ aggregate spending on private educational choice programs as a percentage of their total K–12 spending. For added context, see the national chart in this year’s edition of The ABCs of School Choice (also visible below), and for a refresher on how the calculations are made, see the […]