Author: reimaginED staff

The Iowa debate over school choice

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds in her “Condition of the State” address proposed the creation of education savings accounts for every student in Iowa. Her mantra: “We either give every child a chance to succeed, or we don’t.” Building on the premise that every child is an individual who deserves an[Read More…]

A parent’s story: Arizona’s education savings account opens doors for all children

Editor’s note: This first-person essay from Arizona mother Shana Lockhart was adapted from the American Federation for Children’s Voices for Choice website. When my son was in kindergarten, we were told he was one of many individuals born with high functioning autism. While not an official medical term or diagnosis, high[Read More…]

A parent’s story: New Mexico virtual charter school offers academic rigor, flexibility

Editor’s note: This first-person essay from New Mexico mother Ashley Guerra was adapted from the American Federation for Children’s Voices for Choice website. You can learn more about Guerra’s family and her education choice journey by listening to a reimaginED podcast at http://www.reimaginedonline.org/2022/10/podcasted-new-mexico-siblings-enjoy-customized-education-thanks-to-multiple-choice-mom/. Education has always been a priority in[Read More…]

A parent’s story: Nevada Opportunity Scholarship changed our family’s course

Editor’s note: This first-person essay from Nevada mother Diana Reyes was adapted from the American Federation for Children’s Voices for Choice website. I spent many nights crying myself to sleep in frustration at the lack of help my son was receiving at school. So many times, he would come to[Read More…]