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EdChoice’s Pandemic Research and Resources

EdChoice’s Pandemic Research and Resources

Since COVID-19 turned the world upside down, our team of experts have been hard at work collecting data, analyzing fiscal effects, tracking new school choice efforts and checking in with schools to see how they are handling the crisis. Check out the list of pandemic-related resources below. Feel free to suggest any helpful resources not yet on our list to media@edchoice.org.


Pandemic School Choice Programs and Funding

New Hampshire – $1.5 million in private school scholarships

North Las Vegas, Nevada – public-private partnership offers city-supported microschooling

Oklahoma – millions to help families access online courses and keep their private schools

South Carolina – SAFE Grants


Polling and Surveys

Schooling in America: COVID-19 & K–12 Education – a survey project by EdChoice and Braun Research

Schooling in America: Homeschooling Experiences and Opinions During the COVID-19 Pandemic  

Schooling in America: K–12 Education and School Choice Reforms

Public Opinion Tracker – monthly polling powered by Morning Consult

Survey: Private School Response to COVID-19 – a survey project by EdChoice and Hanover Research


Fiscal Effects of COVID-19

The Trillion Dollar Problem: Pandemic Puts State Pension Plans at Even Greater Risk

K–12 Fiscal Relief in the Aftermath of COVID-19

The K–12 Financial Cliff: What States Could Face if Students Switch Schooling Sectors


Navigating Pandemic Resources

Free Tools to Help Educators and Students Connect While Social Distancing

How Private Schools and Groups Serving Schools and Families Could Be Eligible for Forgivable Loans

COVID-19 Tax Implications for Charitable Giving


The Unbundling Series

The Unbundling Series: Introduction

Unbundling: Transportation Services 

Unbundling: Food Services 

Unbundling: Teacher Professional Development & Classroom Supplies 

Unbundling: Remedial Services 

Unbundling: Core Education Services


Private School Profiles: How They Are Handling COVID-19

The International School of Indiana

Christ Lutheran School

Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School

Bishop Guertin High School

The Oaks Academy

Montessori Preschool

Partnership Schools

The Woodlands Christian


News and Commentary

August 28, 2020: What Parents Think About Getting to School During a Pandemic

August 27, 2020: Breaking Down Our National Survey Responses By Income, Political Affiliation and Community Type

August 25, 2020: National Micro-school Model Hoping to Make Inroads in Florida

August 24, 2020: Invasion of the learning pods

August 21, 2020: Why Parents Love ‘Pandemic Pods’ for School – but Bureaucrats Hate Them

August 18, 2020: DiPerna: A National Tutor Corps Could Help Students Learning Online, Ease the Burden on Parents & Create Jobs for Recent College Grads

August 15, 2020: Fact check: No, Joe Biden can’t ban school choice in Wisconsin, though he opposes vouchers 

July 23, 2020: The School Choice Now Act And The Fate Of Private Schools

July 21, 2020: US surgeon general says whether or not schools open ‘has little to nothing to do with the actual schools’

July 10, 2020: Do Not Tie School Funding To Reopening Full-Time

July 8, 2020: Archbishop’s perspective on education

July 2, 2020: Supporting all educational options serves the common good

June 24, 2020: How To Hybrid Homeschool This Fall

June 23, 2020: Let’s not forget about private schools

June 14, 2020: The Coronavirus Will Crush the Private School Industry

June 12, 2020: Covid-19 is killing Catholic schools — and hurting the minorities that attend them

May 29, 2020: Some NC lawmakers say COVID-19 aid should mean tax credits for private school families

May 27, 2020: What Can Traditional Schools Learn From Schools That Already Go Part-Time?

May 13, 2020: School choice can help ease Georgia’s looming fiscal issues

May 8, 2020: If Missouri wants to save its public schools, private schools need coronavirus aid, too

May 7, 2020: The private school plight with public school consequences

April 6, 2020: Three Tips For Schools Coping With COVID-19

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