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Public, Parents More Pessimistic About Direction of K-12 Education

INDIANAPOLIS, IN— As families finish up back-to-school shopping and American children head off for the 2023-24 school year, parents say they’re more pessimistic about the direction of K-12 education.

Ep. 378: The 123s of School Choice – 2023 Edition

Members of the EdChoice team discuss the recent publication, The 123s of School Choice, an in-depth review of the available research on private school choice programs in America.

Ep. 376: Monthly Tracker – June 2023

EdChoice team members discuss the new question added to the poll about a four day school week while also reflecting on the past school year. 

Ep. 375: Monthly Tracker – Teacher Results

Our own team member and former elementary school teacher, Margo Foster joins the podcast to discuss the results from this month's teacher survey.

Ep. 374: Monthly Tracker – Teens 2023

Highschool Senior Patrick McGrath joins EdChoice team members, John Kristof and Colyn Ritter, to discuss the findings from the latest survey on teenagers today. 

Ep. 377: State Updates – June 2023

If you need a rundown on the latest litigation involving school choice across the states, the EdChoice state team has you covered in this podcast.

BRIEF: School Choice in the States – June 2023

Each month, the EdChoice policy team breaks down into bite-sized pieces all the past month’s educational choice-related legislative movement.

Ohio Makes Voucher Program Universal

The Buckeye State becomes seventh state in 2023 to make educational choice a reality for all students This week, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine gave his final stamp of approval

Arkansas Becomes Third State This Year to Create Education Savings Account Program

2023 shaping up to be Year of Universal Choice Today, Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders signed the Learns Act into law, establishing the third universal education savings account (ESA)

Proper Implementation Key to Program Success

Creation of educational choice programs is only step one

The 2023 EdChoice Yearbook Superlatives

After some major wins for school choice, see which programs made the EdChoice team's annual yearbook superlatives.

America’s School Choice Programs Ranked by Purchasing Power, 2023 Edition

We rank the nation’s educational choice programs by purchasing power—or how empowering they are for families—based on data in our 2023 edition of The ABCs of School Choice.

Ep. 356: What’s Up with Omella – With Brett Kopf

Mike McShane on his "What's Up" series chats with Brett Kopf of Omella to discuss his entrepreneurship in the education space.

Ep. 355: Monthly Tracker – January 2023

Members of the EdChoice research team discuss some unexpected numbers from the recent public opinion tracker fielded in December 2022.

Ep. 354: What’s Up with Teach From DeHart – With Matt DeHart

On Mike McShane's series What's Up, Matt DeHart talks about his foundation, Teach From DeHart and his current status establishing a new school in Pennsylvania. 

2023 EdChoice Share: Where Are America’s Students Educated?

Where are families choosing to send their students to be educated?

2023 EdChoice Spending Share: Private School Choice Versus Total K–12

A breakdown of how much money states spend on private school choice programs.


Building Bridges in a Polarized World

By Robert Enlow The famous Irish poet W.B. Yeats once wrote: Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world… The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are

6 Things Homeschooling Parents Can Teach Teachers

Parents who homeschool their children have a different insight into learning. Here are six things that homeschooling parents want teachers to know. By Alisa Taylor There are lots of reasons a

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