Why the Fight for Education Revolution Must Continue
PEOPLE WANT MORE FROM THE NATION’S SCHOOLS
Nearly half of Americans are dissatisfied with the educational experience in the country today.
CHOICE PROGRAMS ARE GROWING
At the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year, enrollment in the statewide program increased 37%, and in the increase in the special needs program grew by 55%. The Parental Choice program has grown from 300 students to almost 49,000.
Wisconsin Open Enrollment
Participation in the Wisconsin Open Enrollment program now has over 65,000 students participating and has grown every year since its implementation.
CHARTER SCHOOL ENROLLMENT CONTINUES TO RISE
According to the Wisconsin Department of Instruction, 50,860 students now attend a charter school, which is more than double what enrollment was in 2003-2004.
SCHOOL CHOICE IS HERE TO STAY
Today, 17% of publicly funded students now attend a school outside of their designated school zoned district and that number will only continues rise.