EdChoice celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2021. A few of our team members and advocates share some of our accomplishments to date and highlight some of our partners' educational choice successes in the states. Cheers to another 25 years!
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.
Our President and CEO Robert Enlow sits down with parents to learn more about their experiences and the power educational choice programs have had in their children's lives.
Our team interviewed longtime parent advocate Cheryl Kirk about her experiences and what she's learned along the way fighting for school choice.
We've been around for 25 years now, advocating for school choice programs that help students access the right educational fit for them. In this video, we sat down with Daion Daniels, a former voucher student now college student, to hear his story and perspective.
In honor of our 25th anniversary, we filmed this roundtable to chat about our progress as an organization—what went right and what we hope to achieve in the coming years.
In honor of our 25th anniversary, we brought together some of our longtime partners to have a little fun helping us share more about our work and what our team spends our weeks doing to advance educational choice across America.
It all started when Milton and Rose D. Friedman founded our organization in 1996. Watch this timeline walkthrough of the past 25 years of EdChoice milestones, all the way up to 2021—the year of educational choice.
Panelists Mimi Woldeyohannes, Deirdre Reed, Ashley Virden, Lakisha Young and Alisha Thomas Morgan discuss how Black mothers can use their collective influence to empower, organize and mobilize the Black community to increase access to educational opportunity.
Chris Stewart of brightbeam joins members of the EdChoice team to discuss findings from our Public Opinion Tracker.
At SXSW Online 2021, our panelists—Curtis Valentine, Roland Martin, Robert Marshall, India Johnson and Byron Wilson—discuss wealth being built in Black school systems with or without the Black community benefitting.
Learn more about the efforts being made to recruit Black male educators and actions school leaders can do to increase the number of Black male teachers and administrators in their schools.
Panelists discuss the power of the parent voice and the disconnect between parents and grass-top leadership. This session is from the 100 Black Men of America/EdChoice Virtual Education Town Hall in 2020.
Panelists discuss reimagining K-12 education to address the needs of Black students and parents. This session is from the 100 Black Men of America/EdChoice Virtual Education Town Hall in 2020.
How can we harness the economic power of our education system? This session is from the 100 Black Men of America/EdChoice Virtual Education Town Hall in 2020.
Are our schools living up to the promise of preparing students for their future? This session is from the 100 Black Men of America/EdChoice Virtual Education Town Hall in 2020.
In the second episode of our Mean Tweets series, Jen Wagner and Drew Catt read tweets and offer commentary and insight regarding some of the top issues in education.
Our newest staffer Alexis and our resident state research guru Drew Catt chat about some pretty in-your-face school choice themes that appear in the super popular TV series Jane the Virgin.
In the first episode of our Mean Tweets series, Robert Enlow and Drew Catt read tweets and offer commentary and insight regarding some of the top issues in education.
What do parents of school-age kids and public school teachers have in common? How are their views on education different. This 2019 national poll has some answers.
Which studies are the most reliable? The best way to get an apples-to-apples comparison in social science is to perform something called a randomized control trial (RCT). Here's how they work.
A staffing surge has been happening in public schools for decades, and it's hurting teachers. Watch author Dr. Ben Scafidi break down what the US DOE data say about it.
Eighth grader AJ and his mother Shelley share why they are thankful for school choice.
Robert Enlow and Jen Wagner dish about the education reform episodes of the seedy political Netflix drama House of Cards.
Brian McGrath and Abby Hayes talk K–12 themes in the TV show Last Man Standing, including bilingual education, using a family member's address to attend a non-district school and more.
In honor of our 100th podcast episode, our president and CEO joined us in the studio to bring some big topics into the light and to your screens.
Lauren Hodge and Brian McGrath bring you a breakdown of school choice-related themes in the popular NBC television show Parenthood.
Robert Enlow and Jason Bedrick discuss one iconic episode of the BBC’s Yes, Prime Minister, which is about a political leader who wants universal school choice vs. a bureaucracy that will avoid change at all costs.
Robert Enlow and Abby Hayes—two hardcore Harry Potter fans—get creative discussing the school choice-related themes in one of the most beloved book and movie series of all time.
We spoke with K–12 teachers and parents at SXSW EDU. Here's what they had to say about school choice.
Check out how we announced our big 2016 rebrand from the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice to simply EdChoice.
Get a sense of our organization's history before we became EdChoice in July 2016.