Tag: Arizona and education reform

Funding all students through education savings accounts: a vision for the future

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on realcleareducation.com. The author, Jude Schwalbach, is an education policy analyst at Reason Foundation. After an Arizona citizens’ referendum failed to block the state’s massive expansion of Empowerment Scholarship Accounts last month, the Grand Canyon State now leads the nation in education customization. Arizona’s education savings account[Read More…]

NAEP 2022: The final insult of state school rating systems?

The National Assessment of Educational Progress will soon release 2022 national long-term trend results followed by state level results later in the fall. This data will establish the scale of academic damage suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic. I suspect the data also will reveal which states effectively rate their schools[Read More…]

National education choice expert, reimaginED executive editor featured on national podcast

Matthew Ladner, director of the Arizona Center for Student Opportunity and executive editor of reimaginED, appeared as this week’s guest on the Ricochet Audio Network. Ladner talked with host Jon Gabriel about Arizona’s improvements in education, made possible by the state’s robust school choice options which include charter schools and[Read More…]

podcastED: SUFS president Doug Tuthill interviews EdChoice director on how families use education savings accounts

On this episode, Tuthill talks with Marty Leuken, co-author of a new study on the spending habits of families that use Florida’s education savings account program for students with unique abilities. Leuken’s research shows that the longer families participate in the program, the greater they diversify their spending on items[Read More…]