Tag: equal opportunity

Word for Word: Martin Luther King III shares his father’s advice at 2016 Florida rally for education choice

  Editor’s note: Seven years ago this week, 10,000 supporters marched on Tallahassee to fight for the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship program, which was the target of a lawsuit backed the state’s largest teachers union and others who opposed the income-based K-12 scholarships. Headlining the parade of civil rights leaders[Read More…]

Report: Parents say learning should be part of everything, everywhere, all at once

Consulting firm Tyton Partners, in collaboration with the Walton Family Foundation and Stand Together Trust, today released a new report, Choose to Learn 2022, that looks at data collected from more than 3,000 K-12 parents and more than 150 K-12 suppliers across all 50 states in the United States. The[Read More…]

Lessons from school choice in Florida

For the last month, the North Carolina legislature has been debating whether to create a scholarship program to help low-income families pay the tuition and fees at qualified K-12 private schools. Since this proposal closely parallels Florida’s tax credit scholarship program, I’ve traveled to Raleigh three times in recent weeks[Read More…]

Democrats should be leading charge for school choice

Say school choice and some Democrats say profits, privatization, Republican plot. Democrat Alisha Thomas Morgan says equal opportunity. “We’ve got to put policies in place to ensure that how much my parents make or the neighborhood I live in does not determine the quality of education,” Morgan, a state representative[Read More…]