Video: School choice at work in rural America

  Editor’s note: This video spotlights another rural private school that caters to school choice students and is changing lives and communities for the better. To learn more about how choice is helping rural areas, check out our new paper, “Rerouting the Myths of Rural Education Choice.” When you think[Read More…]

Video: Dispelling myths about those terrible, horrible, no good private schools!

There’s no end to the doozies perpetuated by some folks who don’t like education choice. In Florida, there’s even a whole category of doozies devoted to smearing private schools. This year’s debate over HB 7045 was full of them. Some of these myths have been around for years, but somehow,[Read More…]

Sinking a stake in ‘vampire’ myths about education choice

For centuries, the vampire has haunted folklore across cultures. Because these bloodsuckers “become what we fear most at any given time,” it’s not surprising that opponents of education choice see private school vouchers in a similar, uh, vein – draining money from public schools just as a vampire sucks the[Read More…]

Education choice advocates discuss equity for children of color

Step Up For Students’ Keith Jacobs made a recent guest appearance on The Soul Purpose Show, a podcast with the goal of educating, enlightening and empowering listeners through engaging and thoughtful conversation on topics including education, relationships and pop culture. The episode, which aired June 20, was one in a[Read More…]