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The Center Square: Utah Creates an Ideal Homeschool Environment with Universal ESAs

If you’re a homeschooling parent, an exciting development in Utah offers your family an impressive benefit. Earlier this year, lawmakers in Salt Lake City created the Utah Fits All Scholarship, putting the Beehive State in the forefront of the Education Saving Account movement. What does that mean? Starting in the 2024-25 school year, all K-12 […]

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Arizona Daily Star: It’s wrong to force Arizonans to pay for government lobbying

Originally published at tucson.com on June 29, 2023. As the smackdown over school choice in Arizona intensifies, taxpayers in the Grand Canyon State should know that they’re paying for both attacks on and defenses of the Empowerment Scholarship Account Program. The Arizona School Boards Association charges that “vouchers” impose “unsustainable” costs and are “a massive blow to […]

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Bakersfield Californian: It’s wrong to force Californians to fund government lobbying

Intergovernmental advocacy in California is compelled speech, and as such, a violation of the First Amendment.

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Austin American-Statesman: It’s wrong to force Texans to pay for local-government lobbying

Taxpayer-funded lobbying by organizations like the Texas Association of School Boards highlights the urgent need for a united effort to end all taxpayer-funded lobbying and protect free speech.

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Embracing Universal School Choice: A Win-Win Solution for Arizona Education

Embracing universal school choice can provide more funding for students at a lower cost to taxpayers, offering diverse educational opportunities and debunking misconceptions about its impact on public schools.

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New Mexico Parents Are Dissatisfied, Want Choices

Parents in New Mexico’s largest school districts express dissatisfaction with the quality of public education.

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Poll: Las Cruces Parents Dissatisfied With Public Education

Parents of Las Cruces Public Schools students are generally dissatisfied with the public school system. What’s the solution?

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Report: They Lobby — You Pay

Why and How to Stop Taxpayer-Funded Advocacy

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School Choice and Education Freedom: A Case for Change

Senator William Soules tables Senator Craig Brandt’s Education Freedom Act, a bill aimed at giving parents the freedom to choose the best K-12 education for their children.

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Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham Announces Official School Choice Week Declaration

New Mexico’s Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham officially declared January 22-28, 2023 as School Choice Week!