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The Unbundling Series: Five Services Public Education Should Do Differently

In this edition of The Unbundling Series, we tackle what it means to 'unbundle' educational services and providers to create a more resilient system of education.

Unbundling: How K–12 Education Could Do Transportation Differently

In this edition of The Unbundling Series, we tackle how student transportation can change as schools reopen in the Fall.

Unbundling: Three Ways Public Schools Can Rethink Food Services

In this edition of The Unbundling Series, we tackle how to help schools and school districts 'unbundle' food services.

Unbundling: A New Way to Approach Teacher Professional Development and Classroom Supplies

In this edition of The Unbundling Series, we tackle paying for classroom supplies.

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Unbundling: Rethinking How We Deliver Remedial Services to Students Who Need Them

In this edition of The Unbundling Series, we tackle funding for remediation programs.

Unbundling: Three Policies That Would Improve Schools’ Core Education Services

In this edition of The Unbundling Series, we tackle what it might look like to 'unbundle' core academic elements of schools.

2020 Schooling in America Series: COVID-19 Impacts on K–12 Education and Racial Disparities

The pandemic drastically altered students’ learning environments while affecting parents’ views on remote learning and reopening, but experiences differed by racial/ethnic backgrounds.

EdChoice Public Opinion Tracker: Top Takeaways July 2020

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

What the Espinoza Ruling Means for Blaine Amendments and School Choice

VP of Legal Affairs Leslie Hiner breaks down the legal language and shares the EdChoice backstory.

Ep. 196: The Monthly Debrief – June Looking to July 2020

In this Monthly Debrief podcast, EdChoice’s President and CEO Robert Enlow, Director of Policy Jason Bedrick, and our two state directors, Lauren Hodge and Jordan Zackery, discuss the latest

Ep. 195: Big Ideas – “A Guide to Designing Educational Choice Programs” with David Hodges

We chat with David Hodges, educational choice attorney at the Institute for Justice. He discusses his new report, “A Guide to Designing Educational Choice Programs,” and the Institute for

EdChoice Public Opinion Tracker: Top Takeaways June 2020

We share our eight key takeaways based on our June polling waves.

What to Do About ‘Bad Parents’ in K–12 Education

You can decide for yourself which parents you think didn’t live up to the good parenting standard, but you might want to ask yourself whether you’re judging someone for their choices or their circumstances.

Key Findings from the Indiana School Voucher Program 2019–20 IDOE Report

Learn more about the report in this handy infographic.

Ep. 189: Big Ideas – Failure of Vouchers with Anna Egalite

Anna Egalite discusses her chapter in the book, Failure Up Close: What Happens, Why it Happens and What We Can Learn From It. She addresses the ways in which

What Are ESAs And How Do They Work?

We break down three types of programs and show what makes them so different.

Ep. 192: Cool Schools with Epic Charter Schools

In this episode, we chat with Ben Harris, co-founder of Epic Charter Schools. Learn how this free, public, online charter school uses learning centers, a learning fund and more.

Ep. 191: A Chat with Families Empowered

In this episode, we are joined by team members at Families Empowered, a Texas organization with a mission to help all families gain access to schools that work for

EdChoice Public Opinion Tracker: Top Takeaways May 2020

We share our eight key takeaways based on our May polling waves.

Ep. 188: Cool Schools with Sequitur Classical Academy

In this episode, we chat with Brian Daigle, co-founder of Sequitur Classical Academy. He discusses the classical education model, how the school divides grade levels, and more. Note: Since

Ep. 187: Pennsylvania K–12 & School Choice Survey

The authors of the brief, Pennsylvania K-12 School Choice Survey, discuss the findings—including voters’ views on school choice program types and more.

Ep. 186: Cool Schools with Fleming County

Learn more about the unique programming flowing out of Fleming County, Kentucky, public schools.


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

HELP Us Change Our Mind and (Not) Open Schools Too Soon

By Drew Catt As a native of Indiana and science fiction fan, I grew up loving Steven Spielberg’s Close Encounters of the Third Kind and was downright giddy when Stranger

Everyone Loves To Hate Fancy Private Schools

By Jennifer Wagner It’s always easy to hate the rich and their fancy private schools. It’s even easier in tough economic times when unemployment is high and the future is uncertain.

On Being Non-Essential: It Doesn’t Mean You’re Not Important

By Jennifer Wagner “I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.” I’ve always appreciated that Douglas Adams quote — and I’m drawn to it more than ever

Teaching At Home: The Best-Laid Plans Turn Into A Very Different Reality

By Jennifer Wagner In case you missed it, we’re all teachers now — and probably will be for the rest of the school year. Teachers are amazing. My parents were teachers. I love helping

Isolated With Kids: Ten Homeschooling Tips From A Mom That’s Done It For Years

By Elissa Wahl The coronavirus isn’t just about getting sick or stocking up on toilet paper — it’s also becoming a national issue surrounding education. Schools are shutting down, leaving kids home,

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