The momentum for education reform is overwhelming. State after state is voting to fund students directly, instead of funding failing public education monopolies.
As of this writing, more than 15 states and the District of Columbia have reformed their education systems to create competition through vouchers. More than 30 states now offer Education Savings Accounts (ESAs) and/or tax credit scholarships in order to provide the best possible education for every student.
States as conservative as Oklahoma and as liberal as Vermont have come to the same conclusion … that our current, archaic system for funding schools and educating children cannot meet the challenges of the 21st century or the values and aspirations of our citizens.
While many of the problems go back decades, the pandemic lockdowns allowed parents to really see under the hood for the first time. Needless to say, they were not pleased with what they found.
Subsequently, we’ve seen revelation after revelation about kids as early as first grade being exposed to materials about sex, gender identity, and race shaming. We found out about effort after effort to ...