The School Choice Boyz, Walter Blanks, Jr., and Nathan Cunneen, spent the last few days in Milwaukee visiting schools and promoting the power of school choice. They had the opportunity to visit Howard Fuller Collegiate Academy for academic signing day and see the true impact of education freedom. Sometimes our work doesn't feel like work at all!
Milwaukee, Wisc. April 27, 2022 -- A new Marquette University Law School poll found that 58% of Wisconsin voters support "allowing all students statewide to use publicly funded vouchers to attend private or religious schools if they wish to do so."
Last month, the Wall Street Journal broke news about new charter school criteria proposed by the Biden administration that would sabotage the $440 million federal Charter Schools Program that assists with front-end costs for new charter schools.
The idea of people “doing their own research” has become a pandemic-era punchline. Probably everyone reading this saw the reaction to NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers’ decision not to get vaccinated. If you didn’t, here is a representative headline from the Washington Post, “Aaron Rodgers said he did the research on covid vaccines.
The debate over school choice has long featured strident rhetoric about union lackeys and privatizers. But now, after millions of students spent a year or more in off-and-on home schooling and makeshift arrangements like learning pods and virtual camps, many once-stark distinctions have blurred. Yet, that has helped make other things clear. For one, it’s illustrated how the familiar school choice debate can miss much of what’s important to families.
Eighteen Republican governors slammed Monday the Biden administration’s effort to restrict federal grants to charter schools, accusing the administration of seeking to position itself as a “national charter school board.”