School Choice in the News

How To Make the Case For School Choice


By Rick Hess, EducationNext

What You Need to Know from the Massive NCES School Choice Report

By Michael McShane, EdChoice

How charter school attendance affects students’ special-needs status

By Amber M. Northern, The Thomas B. Fordham Institute

Desegregation Plan: Eliminate All Gifted Programs in New York

By Max Eden, The New York Times

Many Countries Support School Choice for Families. The U.S. Used to, Too. 3 Ways to Get Back to That Democratic Approach

By Ashley Berner, The74

The Psychology of School Choice

By Jessica Koehler, Psychology Today

Why we should examine what 'public' means in US schooling

By Ashley Berner, The Hill

Choose Your Own Adventure: K-12 Educational Options Aren't Just For The Elite Any More

By Mike McShane, Forbes

An NAACP Revolt on Charters

By The Editorial Board, The Wall Street Journal

School Choice Coalition Looks to Rebrand

By Lauren Camera, US News and World Report

Democrats, Support Charter Schools

Op-Ed by Mary Landrieu at the Wall Street Journal

Teachers at a D.C. charter school are trying to unionize, in a rare move

by Perry Stein at the Washington Post

All Tennessee students deserve opportunity

Op-Ed by Parker Page at the Tennesseean

U.S. Public Education Is Not Suffering From Financial Starvation, Contrary To Claims

by Patrick Gleason at Forbes

Bill giving parents public money for private school narrowly passes House in historic vote

by Joel Ebert, Jason Gonzales and Natalie Allison at the Nashville Tennesseean

Analysis: Charter Schools Yield 53% Greater Return on Investment Than Traditional Public Schools

by Corey DeAngelis, Patrick J. Wolf, Larry D. Maloney and Jay F. May at The 74

Cuomo’s Good Charter Fight

a Wall Street Journal editorial

New Analysis Shows How a $13 Billion Funding Gap Between Charter Schools & Traditional Public Schools Hurts Underserved Students

by Brandon Lewis at The 74

DeSantis: Let’s clear scholarship backlog

by Marlene Sokol at the Tampa Bay Times

A Life Lesson In Civics: How Democracy Prep Charter Schools Boost Student Voting

by Brian P. Gill, Charles Tilley, Emilyn Whitesell, Mariel Finucane, Liz Potamites and Sean P. Corcoran at EducationNext

Commentary: Free public schools won’t ever work for all children

by Catherine Durkin Robinson at redefinED

Should middle-class private schools be part of education reform?

by Mike Goldstein at the Fordham Institute

Murphy’s troubling failure to defend charter school success

by Tom Moran at

DeVos: ‘One-Size-Fits-All Approach’ to education won’t do

by Mairead McArdle at the National Review

How would a federal school choice tax credit work?

a conversation with Marty West and Jim Blew at EdNext

Controversial education voucher proposal clears second hurdle in Tennessee legislature

by Marta W. Aldrich at Chalkbeat

Tennessee education savings account proposal moves forward

at WMC5 in Memphis, TN

School choice empowers parents, helps students

Op-Ed by Patrick Gibbons at the Gainesville Sun

Expansion of private school vouchers moving in Florida House

by Curt Anderson, AP

DeVos’ tax-credit scholarship proposal deserves serious consideration

by Nat Malkus at the American Enterprise Institute

Reinvigorating the pipeline: Insights into proposed and approved charter schools

at the National Association of Charter School Authorizers

Some regulations deter private schools from participating in voucher programs

By Corey DeAngelis, Lindsey M. Burke and Patrick J. Wolf at EducationNext

Putting school choice in parents' hands helps neighborhoods. How it works.

Op-ed by Lee Barfield and Bartley Danielsen at the Tennesseean

More School Choice in the News

Choice Regulation Studies

Chartering in Kansas City

McShane, Michael Q. (2020) Chartering in Kansas City. R Street Institute Public Policy and Civil Society Series.