2011 was a great year for school choice, setting a high bar for state legislatures nationwide to increase families’ educational options. 12 states and D.C. created or expanded school choice options, increasing educational opportunity. Read More.
Congress put school vouchers to the test in 2004 when it authorized the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program, a federally funded voucher program serving low-income students. It worked. Read More.
Despite decades of increased federal education spending, academic achievement in the United States lags. Systemic education reform that returns educational authority to the states and empowers parents with school choice is necessary.
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