President’s Letter: The 2022 ABCs of School Choice

With six new programs, 2011 was the year of school choice. A decade later, 2021 became the year of educational choice. EdChoice President & CEO Robert Enlow takes a look back at 2021 with an eye on a new year that could buck a major trend in the school choice movement.

The 2022 EdChoice Yearbook Superlatives

After the officially dubbed Year of Educational Choice, find out the EdChoice team’s annual yearbook superlatives, including Best New Program and Most Likely to Succeed in 2022.

2022 EdChoice Share: Where Are America’s Students Educated?

Which types of schools and educational settings are they choosing?

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Public Opinion Tracker: Teacher Survey Top Takeaways Q4 2021

As the Omicron variant began its spread in December, we polled K–12 teachers about their experiences, education policies and more.

EdChoice Public Opinion Tracker: Top Takeaways December 2021

Learn how the Omicron variant affected school parents’ opinions on education and more in our latest polling wave

BRIEF: School Choice in the States – December 2021

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

Public Opinion Tracker Deep Dive: Black K-12 Parent Perspectives (November 2021)

Learn how Black parents characterized their schooling experiences as we closed out November 2021

EdChoice Public Opinion Tracker: Top Takeaways November 2021

Check out the key findings from our November public opinion polling.

Ep. 290: Big Ideas — with Nicole Garnett

In this episode of our Big Ideas series we speak with Dr. Nicole Garnett, professor of law at the University of Notre Dame. She talks about her recent report,

Ep. 289: Monthly Tracker – November 2021

In this episode, we share key takeaways from our November 2021 wave of polling as reported on our EdChoice Public Opinion Tracker.

Ep. 288: Cool Schools with Bill Wendl

In today’s episode of the podcast we talk to the principal of Prestonwood Christian Academy’s hybrid schooling program, Bill Wendl. He tells us about the innovative ideas needed in

Ep. 287: Big Ideas — with Jack Coons

In this episode we speak with long-time choice advocate Jack Coons. He tells us about his start in the school choice movement and how he worked with our founder,

BRIEF: School Choice in the States – November 2021

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

Ep. 286: Monthly Tracker – October 2021

We speak with Holly Grant, someone who became a supporter of the school choice movement when she searched for options to for her children when the pandemic first started

Ep. 285: The Chicken Little Report

In this episode we speak with colleague Jason Bedrick the coauthor of a new report, Who’s Afraid of School Choice: Examining the Validity and Intensity of Predictions by School

When states consider expanding #schoolchoice policies, opponents inevitably start claiming that the sky is falling on public education. Spoiler Alert: It's not, and we have the receipts. The full report is free to view or download here: https://www.edchoice.org/ChickenLittle.

NEW REPORT: Who’s Afraid of School Choice?

Spoiler Alert: The sky isn’t falling and neither is public education.

Navigating the Pandemic: The Views of Special Education Parents

Schooling Experiences and Opinions During COVID-19

Ep. 284: Cool Schools with Teresa Sanders

In this episode we hear from Safari Small School creator Dr. Teresa Sanders. She candidly tells us her reasons on why she started her own school and the goals

BRIEF: School Choice in the States – October 2021

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

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A New Narrative: Black Parents, Educators Can Shatter Outmoded K-12 Framework

By Kristen Smith When Zaila Avant-garde won the national spelling bee, I knew it wouldn’t be long before school choice became a part of the discussion. A naturally bright kid,

My Children Were New to Online Learning Last Year, And Here’s Why We’re Staying

By Marcela Costa Pereira Reis, a mom of three from Boca Raton, Fla., whose children are attending Florida Virtual School Last year, many families discovered online learning for the first

Blind Data: On Inputs, Outcomes And Whether Parents Care

By Jennifer Wagner Hi there. Do you like research? We have lots of research. Like, an entire library full of it that I bet five bucks you couldn’t read all

Two Polls Diverged On The Issue Of School Choice: An Explainer

By Jennifer Wagner Pardon me while I put my ex-political hack hat on for a moment to talk about polling. When you work in politics, you don’t just love polling; you

Ladner’s Take: Open Enrollment Might Just Be Inevitable

By Jennifer Wagner EdChoice Fellow and longtime school choice advocate Matt Ladner has a solid new blog post over at the Fordham Institute about the future of open enrollment and

Back To School: Don’t Expect Black Parents To Rush Right In

By Gwen Samuel Yep, it’s that time of year again for diverse families across the country where parents are sending their most precious cargo (children) into the hands of educators,