Homeschooling

Supplementing homeschool experience with education savings accounts

Editor’s note: This commentary from Ben DeGrow, a policy director for education choice at ExcelinEd, appeared Monday on the organization’s website. Education savings accounts offer parents state funds to craft educational experiences that fit their children’s unique needs. For most families, these programs are a lifeline. But for some families,[Read More…]

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush responds to the filing of landmark education choice expansion legislation

Editor’s note: Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, chairman and founder of the Foundation for Florida’s Future, issued the following statement in response to the filing of HB 1. The bill would significantly expand eligibility for education choice options to all K-12 students in Florida. “The right to a publicly funded[Read More…]

Word for Word: Florida House speaker explains how HB 1 will create opportunities to customize learning

Editor’s note: Last week, Florida House leaders announced the filing of HB 1, a landmark bill that would expand education choice and customization to all students in the state through the availability of education savings accounts. If passed, the bill would also allocate enough funding to aid all students currently waiting[Read More…]

Best of 2022: Cardinal Institute For West Virginia 2022 School Choice Parent Advocate of the Year shares her journey and goals

Editor’s note: In keeping with our year-end tradition, the team at reimaginED reviewed our work over the past 12 months to find stories and commentaries that represent our best content of 2022. This post from reimaginED senior writer Lisa Buie is the eighth in our series. You can learn more[Read More…]

Best of 2022: Primer Microschools in Miami will combine in-person, online formats for deep-dive education

Editor’s note: In keeping with our year-end tradition, the team at reimaginED reviewed our work over the past 12 months to find stories and commentaries that represent our best content of 2022. This post from senior writer Lisa Buie is the second in our series. Imagine a school that offers[Read More…]

The long-term shifts taking place in American K-12 education

American K-12 education was doing quite poorly before the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic. In comparisons to other nations on international exams, American schools spent lavishly but scored poorly. Now matters are worse. The Stanford Educational Opportunity Project recently measured change in reading scores by school district between 2019 and[Read More…]

For neurodiverse children, microschools can be an ideal learning environment

Editor’s note: This article from Kerry McDonald, an education policy fellow at State Policy Network and senior education fellow at the Foundation for Economic Education, appeared last week on forbes.com. A common criticism regarding microschools, learning pods, unschooling approaches and other non-traditional educational models is that they don’t work well[Read More…]