• Iowa and Utah expand school choice, pass universal ESA laws

    Iowa and Utah expand school choice, pass universal ESA laws0

    The last few weeks have been very good for those in favor of giving parents more options in their children’s educational experiences. First, Iowa, followed by Utah,  passed laws creating educational spending accounts (ESA) that will provide state funding for students to attend private schools as well as other education-related expenses. Both states will provide

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  • Myths and truths about tax credit scholarship programs

    Myths and truths about tax credit scholarship programs0

    The only true school choice program in Kansas is the tax credit scholarship program. Kansas is one of 21 states across the nation that has adopted this method of giving families and students educational choice options. As in all school choice options, there is much misunderstanding and many myths about a tax credit scholarship program.

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  • KASB shows fundamental ignorance of school choice options

    KASB shows fundamental ignorance of school choice options0

    Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB) is once again going after school choice. This time the target is the ESA (Education Spending/Savings Account). A recent KASB report and a follow-up podcast attempts to discredit what is one of the most effective ways to empower families with educational opportunities. KASB makes it abundantly clear that in

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  • FAQs about ESAs

    FAQs about ESAs0

    The future of school choice might very well revolve around a relatively new idea in giving parents school choice options: the ESA. Here are some frequently asked questions regarding ESAs – what they are, what they do and why they are becoming increasingly popular and important school choice alternatives. Q. There has been a lot

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  • School choice Q & A

    School choice Q & A0

    Now, more than ever, Kansas K-12 students must be given a fighting chance to succeed against an education establishment that measures success in terms of dollars and not student achievement. Students and families must be given that chance  through choice, transparency and accountability. In this Q & A session, we hope to answer some frequently

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  • U.S. Supreme Court hands another win to private school choice

    U.S. Supreme Court hands another win to private school choice0

    Lost in the hullaballoo surrounding the Roe v. Wade reversal is another Supreme Court decision that delivers a win for individualized educational opportunity – school choice. The court voted 6-3 in Carson v. Makin to strike down Maine’s prohibition of using the state’s town tuition program to fund attendance at religious schools. As significant as

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