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Ep. 161: Legal Updates with Leslie – MT, TN, CT, OH, NV, D.C.

In today’s episode of EdChoice Chats, our Vice President of Legal Affairs Leslie Hiner discusses recent school choice litigation across the country, including her recent visit to the U.S. Supreme Court for oral arguments in the Espinoza case.

Ep. 160: Big Ideas – “A Legacy To Keep” with Virginia Walden Ford

We sit down with EdChoice board member Virginia Walden Ford to discuss her book, School Choice: A Legacy to Keep. In it, she describes growing up the daughter of

The Real Roots of School Choice Lie in Inclusion and Integration

School vouchers helped create integration academies but school choice opponents don’t want you to know that.

Ep. 159: The Monthly Debrief – January Looking to February 2020

In this Monthly Debrief podcast, EdChoice’s President and CEO Robert Enlow, Director of Policy Jason Bedrick and Director of State Relations Lauren Hodge discuss the latest school choice happenings

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Ep. 158: Big Ideas with Phil Magness

Phil Magness, senior research fellow with the American Institute of Economic Research, discusses the history of school choice and critics’ claims of segregationist roots. Magness delves into this and

Ep. 157: Segregation Research with Brian Kisida

Brian Kisida, assistant professor at the University of Missouri, discusses his co-authored report, When is a School Segregated? Making Sense of Segregation 65 Years After Brown v. Board of

The 2020 EdChoice Yearbook Superlatives

We caffeinated. We debated. We declared this year’s yearbook superlatives, including most likely to succeed in 2020.

U.S. States Ranked by Educational Choice Share, 2020

Where are America’s students getting their education? Which types of schools and educational settings are they choosing?

The States Ranked by Spending on School Choice Programs, 2020 Edition

For the fourth year in a row – here are the rankings of states spending share on private educational choice programs.

America’s School Choice Programs Ranked by Eligibility, 2020 Edition

Get this year's comprehensive list of every private school choice program in America ranked by program eligibility.

America’s School Choice Programs Ranked by Purchasing Power, 2020 Edition

We rank the nation’s educational choice programs by purchasing power based on data in our 2020 edition of The ABCs of School Choice.

America’s School Choice Programs Ranked by Participation, 2020 Edition

Which of America’s school choice programs has the most students participating? What about the least?

2020 School Choice Legislative Preview

Keep an eye on these states for school choice legislation in 2020.

Ep. 156: Our 2020 School Choice Yearbook Superlatives

There’s no better time to reflect on recent school choice happenings and look forward to a new year than during National School Choice Week. As we do every year,

Beyond Rallies: Five Grassroots Activities That Probably Are Easier (And More Effective)

Beyond Rallies: Five Grassroots Activities That Probably Are Easier (And Just As Effective) By Jennifer Wagner Everyone loves the idea of a rally to support their cause: thousands of people

Sensible K–12 Governance and Why It Probably Won’t Happen

Daarel Burnette of Education Week wrote a provocative piece earlier this month titled “Face It, School Governance Is a Mess.” His core argument is tough to dispute: No one knows who is in charge of K–12 education.

Ep. 155: Big Ideas – “The School Choice Roadmap” with Andrew Campanella

In his new book, Andrew Campanella outlines seven steps parents can take to find the right learning environment for their children. Campanella is the president of National School Choice

Our newest staffer Alexis and our resident state research guru Drew Catt chat about some pretty in-your-face school choice themes that appear in the super popular TV series Jane the Virgin.


Times Like These: Why You Should Build A Real, Committed Grassroots Army

By Jennifer Wagner Buying a domain name, launching a website and making a public announcement are the first steps toward building a grassroots network of supporters. They also happen to

How About We Just Call Them Schools? Then We Can Focus On What Matters.

By Jennifer Wagner Hear ye, hear ye. Make way for the Official School Choice Language Brigade, summoned recently in response to terminology used by President Trump in his State of the

School Choice: You’ll Know It When You Need It

By Jennifer Wagner When asked to describe his threshold for determining obscenity, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart famously said back in 1964 that he didn’t have a clear standard,

Beyond Rallies: Five Grassroots Activities That Probably Are Easier (And More Effective)

Beyond Rallies: Five Grassroots Activities That Probably Are Easier (And Just As Effective) By Jennifer Wagner Everyone loves the idea of a rally to support their cause: thousands of people

The Eight Personalities You’ll Encounter When Building Coalitions

By Jennifer Wagner “I am not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat.” This famously funny Will Rogers quote applies far beyond partisan politics. Every issue — political

Shout It From The Rooftop: We Need More School Choice Net Promoters

By Jennifer Wagner Welcome to the golden age of influence. Some of us are new to it. Others are growing up in it. We’re all going to have to adapt

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