By Marcela Costa Pereira Reis, a mom of three from Boca Raton, Fla., whose children are attending Florida Virtual School

Last year, many families discovered online learning for the first time, including me and my three children, Vinicius, Manuela, and Rafaela. I originally began researching Florida Virtual School (FLVS) because…


By Jennifer Wagner

Hi there.

Do you like research?

We have lots of research. Like, an entire library full of it that I bet five bucks you couldn’t read all the way through if you had a week of unstructured free time.

Research has been the backbone of our organization…


By Jennifer Wagner

Pardon me while I put my ex-political hack hat on for a moment to talk about polling.

When you work in politics, you don’t just love polling; you live or die by it. …


By Jennifer Wagner

EdChoice Fellow and longtime school choice advocate Matt Ladner has a solid new blog post over at the Fordham Institute about the future of open enrollment and the changing demographics of our nation, specifically lower birth rates and longer life expectancies.

Using his home state of Arizona…


By Gwen Samuel

Yep, it’s that time of year again for diverse families across the country where parents are sending their most precious cargo (children) into the hands of educators, with the hopes that they will treat them as their own. But it does not escape this Black mom that…


A first-person perspective on what it felt like to be without K-12 options

By Christina Grattan

During a high school rally, my cross country team participated in a dance-off against the volleyball team. I tried my best to dance the moves we rehearsed, but even hours of practice could not…


To Any And All State Lawmakers Who Are Willing To Listen:

Last August, I attended my very first open schools rally, and it made me want to do more. In October, my Girls Scout sister Olivia committed suicide due to the isolation from school shutdowns. Olivia’s death lit a fire…


By Jennifer Wagner

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR NEW JOB! YOUR EMPLOYEE BENEFITS PACKAGE INCLUDES…

Vacation, sick and flex time. Medical, dental, vision and life insurance. Retirement savings accounts. Tuition or childcare reimbursement. Gym memberships and wellness programs. Relocation assistance.

AS WELL AS…

On-site hybrid learning space? …


By Jennifer Wagner

After almost five years working in the school choice movement, the subhed on this story about the potential cost of Indiana’s proposed voucher expansion and special needs ESA wasn’t really a surprise:

An Indiana House bill could boost by 40% the number of students, many from middle-class…


By Jennifer Wagner

Four decades ago, Nobel laureate Milton Friedman sat down with talk show host Phil Donahue to discuss his bestselling book, Free to Choose. You can watch the interviews here and here.

If you don’t have time for the clips, here’s a quick summary: Friedman and Donahue clashed…

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