COVID-19 is motivating families to seek alternatives to their child’s current schools and inspiring entrepreneurs to create new enterprises. Public and private school choice policies enacted in nearly every state over the last 30 years are facilitating this process.
Vermont Secretary of Education Daniel French wants a change in state law to allow funding of school districts this year based on last year’s pre-pandemic enrollment, he said in an Aug. 24 recommendation to the Legislature.
School choice was a policy star this week at the Republican National Convention. President Donald Trump capped off the week by stating his desire to “expand charter schools and provide school choice for every family in America” during his speech Thursday night, the final night of the convention.
The House Education Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee on Friday at 10:30 a.m. will discuss a draft bill about how homeschooling affects public school financing.
Syracuse University and Purdue University have suspended dozens of students for attending gatherings that violated coronavirus restrictions before classes have begun. Also, Baylor students face expulsion if they violate coronavirus restrictions.
The School Choice Now Act should be part of any federal COVID-19 relief package designed to get America back to work and school safely.
Four states, including New Hampshire, have used emergency federal funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to expand private school choice options. Since 2015, New Hampshire’s tax credit scholarship has allocated $3.8 million to help 1,377 children attend private schools of their choice.
Jenny Clark, founder of Love Your School and Cottage School Life, joins the podcast to explain how she created a pod in her community and how you can do the same.
In the 27th episode of “Travels With Charlie — Vermont Politics in Real Life,” host Charlie Papillo discusses the Supreme Court’s expansion of school choice with former Vermont state representatives Dave Sharpe and Bob Frenier.
The deferment data comes as prominent universities across the country move from in-person to online classes in response to campus-wide outbreaks of the coronavirus.
I worked with kids from ages 3 to 13 and saw the brainwashing that exists at all levels of education. The left uses a combination of propaganda and suppression to push kids into the ensnaring grip of socialism and anti-patriotism.