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EdChoice Public Opinion Tracker: Top Takeaways May 2021

We share our five key takeaways based on our May polling wave.

New Large Survey of Homeschooling Families Lifts Hood on Homeschooling During COVID-19

Learn why families homeschool, the obstacles they face and more in this new survey report.

12 New EdChoice Website Features You Should Know About

If you’re reading this, you’re on our new website! Here’s what’s new and improved.

Ep. 254: Big Ideas – “Really Good Schools” with James Tooley

James Tooley—senior fellow at the Independent Institute—joins us to discuss his recent book, Really Good Schools: Global Lessons for High-Caliber, Low-Cost Education. We discuss school choice, school shutdowns and

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BRIEF: School Choice in the States – May 2021

Need a record of May 2021’s state school choice happenings? Our brief roundup has you covered.

The Year of Educational Choice Is Here

We recap some of the biggest wins for school choice in the first half of 2021.

Public Opinion Tracker Deep Dive: Perspectives of Black K-12 Parents (April 2021)

We share the biggest takeaways from our recent polling of Black parents.

Project Nickel: A New Tool to Help Everyone Understand What Public Schools Spend

What does the local public school in your community spend per-student? A new tech tool developed by Lincoln Studio in partnership with EdChoice can give you an answer.

EdChoice Public Opinion Tracker: Top Takeaways April 2021

We share our 10 key takeaways based on our April polling wave.

BRIEF: School Choice in the States – April 2021

Need a record of April 2021’s state school choice happenings? Our brief roundup has you covered.

The New 123s of School Choice – What You Need to Know

We’ve got a new one-stop shop for our most popular research report.

Ep. 253: The Monthly Debrief – April Looking to May 2021

In this episode of our Monthly Debrief series, we discuss school choice happenings across America—including a new ESA policy in Florida and recent expansion bills in Iowa. Note: Since

Ep. 252: Monthly Tracker Results – April 2021

In this episode, we share key takeaways from our April 2021 wave of polling as reported on our EdChoice Public Opinion Tracker. For more from the full report, visit

Ep. 251: Big Ideas – “Choosing Diversity” with Lance Izumi

Lance Izumi joins us to talk about his recent book, Choosing Diversity: How Charter Schools Promote Diverse Learning Models and Meet the Diverse Needs of Parents and Children. He breaks

Florida Families Overwhelming Satisfied with School Choice Despite Complexity of Programs

Researchers from Boston University and the University of Arkansas released a new study of Florida families’ experiences with two of the state’s private school choice programs.

Public Opinion Tracker Deep Dive: Perspectives of Black K-12 Parents (March 2021)

In the latest wave of our monthly Public Opinion Tracker, we obtained completed surveys from 400 Black parents of school-aged children.

Parents and Teachers Both Want More Learning Pods

We knew parents liked microschools. It turns out teachers might be even more excited

Ep. 250: 123s of School Choice 2021 – A Chat with the Authors

A few authors of our annual report, The 123s of School Choice, discuss what you’ll find in this year’s edition. Click here to view the fully digital report.

Ep. 249: Big Ideas – “A Search for Common Ground” with Pedro Noguera and Frederick Hess

In this episode, we are joined by the co-authors of a new book, A Search for Common Ground: Conversations About the Toughest Questions in K-12 Education. We discuss the

Ep. 248: Monthly Tracker Results – March 2021

In this episode, we share key takeaways from our March 2021 wave of polling as reported on our EdChoice Public Opinion Tracker. For more from the full report, visit

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New Study Shows Positive Family Outcomes for Private School Students

By Mike McShane As is rarely said at a Sinn Fein meeting, I’d like to say something nice about Protestants. In a new report from the American Enterprise Institute, Albert

Thinking Outside The Boundary: GreatSchools Isn’t The Problem

By Jennifer Wagner Mother Jones recently published a story questioning whether GreatSchools, a national nonprofit that rates public PK-12 schools using test scores and other factors, is inadvertently contributing to

Stay The Course: We Have To Be “We Bes” To Make Change

By Jennifer Wagner EdChoice is the oldest group in the nation solely dedicated to advancing school choice. Dr. Friedman and his wife, Rose, founded the organization in 1996. We’ll be

An Open Letter To My Son With The Bugatti Brain

By Jennifer Wagner To my sweet, kind, inquisitive son: I love you so much. I love how you tell us all about the latest Fortnite updates and perform all the dances — and

Get Off My Lawn: I Don’t Care What You Think My Kids Should Be Doing Right Now

By Jennifer Wagner The other day, I dropped an opinion piece — with no personal commentary — on my Facebook timeline from someone who was concerned about students going back to school in person. I

State Of The Unions: Let’s Not Be So Hasty Comparing Police To Teachers

By Jennifer Wagner There has been much debate in recent weeks about criminal justice reform following the killing of George Floyd and a series of high-profile cases of police brutality