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Florida mom combines resources to create customized learning plan for son

Christina Sheffield knew the Christian school she chose for her son, Graham, was high quality. It met the expectations she and her husband had for religious instruction. But Graham, who always finished his assignments ahead of his classmates, needed more of a challenge on the academic front. When he completed[Read More…]

podcastED: SUFS president Doug Tuthill interviews Friendship Public Charter School CEO Patricia Brantley

On this episode, Tuthill talks with the leader of a cohort of 16 charter schools in the Washington, D.C., area that primarily educate families of color. The two discuss how Friendship, which serves more than 4,500 students in prekindergarten through 12th grade, has adapted its education delivery in the wake[Read More…]

podcastED: SUFS president Doug Tuthill interviews education choice advocate Derrell Bradford: Part 2

In the second of a two-part interview, Tuthill and 50CAN’s executive vice president discuss the organization’s advocacy for federal funding to build new education infrastructure and its goal of giving individuals power and money to shift the future of public education toward greater diversity and choice. Tuthill and Bradford also[Read More…]

The evolving public education market

Public education has historically been a poorly managed, underperforming market. The pandemic is driving changes that could, over time, lead to market improvements that will benefit families, students, educators and the public. In effective and efficient markets, consumers control their purchasing power, monopolies do not exist, the barriers to entry[Read More…]