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Amplify Choice: Texas and School Choice

Amplify Choice: Texas and School Choice

February 28, 2015 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

Everything is Bigger in Texas: School Choice Should Be, Too. by Carine Martinez-Gouhier: In 2015, the State of Texas is the envy of the rest of the United States. Thanks to its low taxes, a relatively small regulatory system, a limited government, Texas created more than 450,000 in 2014, the highest […]

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Amplify Choice: Supporting School Choice is Being “Pro-Children”

Amplify Choice: Supporting School Choice is Being “Pro-Children”

February 27, 2015 at 10:30 am 1 comment

by Carine Martinez-Gouhier: The most enlightening experience in learning about school choice has been visiting a private school and a charter school in Washington DC, as well as a charter school in Texas. Talking with the principals, and most importantly the students, was the best way to understand what these alternatives […]

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National School Choice Week: Five Themes that Helped Me Better Understand the Debate

National School Choice Week: Five Themes that Helped Me Better Understand the Debate

February 26, 2015 at 11:00 am 0 comments

by Carine Martinez-Gouhier: National School Choice Week took place from January 25 to January 31 this year, and generated more than 11,000 events over the country. The Franklin Center hosted its Amplify Choice conference on January 30-31, a conference I took part in. To be honest, before joining the Franklin Center […]

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Shackled by Public Schools

Shackled by Public Schools

July 16, 2014 at 9:15 am 1 comment

by Catherine Van Arnam: “Everybody does it” has never been much of a logical argument, but it’s one that proponents of establishment government school quite heavily rely. The ideal of a walkable neighborhood school has been cast as an idyllic vision of public education for so long, it’s hard to […]

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Wisconsin Family Shows Power of School Choice in Local Communities

Wisconsin Family Shows Power of School Choice in Local Communities

December 3, 2013 at 8:40 am 5 comments

by Erik Telford: The fight for children’s education will take place not in Washington DC, but in communities across America. For Knya Green, a student at HOPE Christian School in Milwaukee, school is more than just a building with classrooms. Thanks to her mother’s decision to send her to a […]

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