Tag: education choice politics

Seizing on parents’ frustration, GOP governors push for education savings accounts

Editor’s note: This article appeared Monday on the74million.org. Capitalizing on parents’ frustration with public schools during the pandemic, Republican governors across the country are putting education savings accounts at the center of their legislative agendas. Some hope to significantly broaden the concept of ESAs, which allow families to tap state[Read More…]

Pittsburgh students need educational freedom, not more special interest funding

Editor’s note: This commentary from Jonathan Butcher, Will Skillman Fellow in Education at The Heritage Foundation and a reimaginED guest blogger, and David P. Hardy, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Commonwealth Foundation, appeared Nov. 4 on the Commonwealth Foundation’s website. Pennsylvania’s leading gubernatorial candidates both support Lifeline Scholarships, a proposal to give[Read More…]