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EdChoice Public Opinion Tracker: Top Takeaways February 2021

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

BRIEF: School Choice in the States – February 2021

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

The Fiscal Effects of the Kansas Tax Credit for Low Income Students Scholarship Program

Some policymakers in the Sunflower State have expressed concern about the potential fiscal impact of a new educational choice program. Our fiscal expert looks at the data from existing Kansas programs to learn more.

Will Hybrid Homeschooling Continue After the Pandemic Ends?

Mike McShane's new book and our recent polling shine some light on the subject.

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Ep. 240: Iowa Voter Poll with Trish Wilger

We’re joined by Trish Wilger, executive director of Iowa Alliance for Choice in Education (ACE), to discuss results from the Iowa K-12 & School Choice Survey.

Ep. 239: The Monthly Debrief – January Looking to February 2021

In this episode of our Monthly Debrief series, we discuss school choice happenings across America—from a possible expansions in Arizona to consolidating programs in Florida.

Ep. 238: Religious Liberty and Education – An Interview with Moshe Krakowski

Moshe Krakowski joins us to discuss his recent City Journal essay, “The War Against the Haredim.” We cover misconceptions about religious education, claims made by YAFFED and more.

Ep. 237: Big Ideas – “Florida’s Hope Scholarships For Bullied Students” with Max Eden

Max Eden, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, hops on the podcast to talk about the history of the Hope Scholarship, school choice in Florida and more.

Ep. 236: Monthly Tracker Results – January 2021

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

Ep. 235: Big Ideas – “Freeing America’s K–12 Education System” with Clint Bolick and Kate Hardiman

Justice Clint Bolick of the Arizona Supreme Court and Kate Hardiman, Rehnquist Fellow at Cooper & Kirk, join us to discuss their latest book, Unshackled: Freeing America’s K–12 Education

Iowans Show Support for Flexible School Choice Programs, Want More Options

The state's 15-year-old School Tuition Organization Tax Credit helped 12,538 students enroll in private schools of choice during the 2019–20 school year. And recent polling shows Iowans want to see programs like it grow to serve more families.

EdChoice Public Opinion Tracker: Top Takeaways January 2021

We share our key takeaways based on our January polling wave.

BRIEF: School Choice in the States – January 2021

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

The 2021 EdChoice Yearbook Superlatives

We caffeinated. We debated. We declared this year’s yearbook superlatives, including dubbing a winner of a new category—Most Choice-y State.

Ep. 234: Our 2021 School Choice Yearbook Superlatives

As we do every year, the EdChoice team got together to vote on yearbook superlative categories, such as Most Empowering, Biggest Setback and our newest recognition, Most Choice-y State,

2021 EdChoice Share: Which Learning Settings Are Families Choosing in the States

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, 2021 Edition

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

America’s School Choice Programs Ranked by Participation, 2021 Edition

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

America’s School Choice Programs Ranked by Eligibility, 2021 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, 2021 Edition

We rank the nation’s educational choice programs by purchasing power based on data in our 2021 edition of The ABCs of School Choice.


Stuck In The Middle: Why School Choice Should Be Available To Everyone

By Jennifer Wagner After almost five years working in the school choice movement, the subhed on this story about the potential cost of Indiana’s proposed voucher expansion and special needs

Friedman And Donahue: Let’s Get Back To Sparking And Flickering

By Jennifer Wagner Four decades ago, Nobel laureate Milton Friedman sat down with talk show host Phil Donahue to discuss his bestselling book, Free to Choose. You can watch the

Dear Dr. Cardona: An Open Letter From A Connecticut Mom

By Gwen Samuel Dear Dr. Cardona, Congratulations on your nomination to become the next U.S. Secretary of Education. It doesn’t seem so long ago that we were sitting in your office

Stick With It: Short-Term Frustration Can Lead To Long-Term Change

By Jennifer Wagner The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. That tired old cliché is all I can think of

The Pandemic Upended Schooling. Will Families Go Back To The Before Times?

By Jennifer Wagner The pandemic has changed schooling as we know it — for now. You can’t throw a stick without hitting an article about how families have been adapting since March. Some

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

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