Funding Students Instead of Institutions
This report reviews the evidence on the topic and estimates the long-term economic impacts of funding Georgia students directly.Read More
May 25, 2023 • Blog
North Carolina’s absurd state of emergency
According to the governor of North Carolina, entrusting parents with choices in their children’s education is as dangerous as a hurricane or tornado.
May 24, 2023 • Commentary
Education is going to change
We need to stop thinking in terms of “schools” and instead think in terms of an education.
May 11, 2023 • Commentary
U.S. history tests show the falling floor for student achievement
The disappointing results raised concerns across the board about the amount and quality of civics and history instruction students are getting
March 30, 2023 • Commentary
What is the future of school choice in Georgia?
There is no good reason for school choice not to be a bipartisan priority.
March 29, 2023 • Blog
The fiscal and academic benefits of school choice
Private educational choice programs academically benefit students who participate in the programs, and those who remain in their public school.
March 26, 2023 • Commentary
Expanding parental accountability in education
Transparency provides parents with testing data from a school. Accountability provides parents with new choices.
March 22, 2023 • Commentary
Will Georgia join the growing number of states expanding education options?
Other states such as West Virginia, Arizona, Iowa, Utah and Arkansas have approved universal choice bills. More states are prepped for expansion.
March 7, 2023 • Blog
What’s still alive after Crossover Day?
Each bill had to pass out of its legislative chamber of origin by Monday or it is dead for the year.
March 6, 2023 • Commentary
The focus should be on what children need
Despite what Senate Bill 233 opponents claim, the money for an education scholarship account program is not taken away from public schools.
March 1, 2023 • Blog
School choice programs would provide fiscal savings for public school districts
The Georgia Public Policy Foundation has updated our estimates of the fiscal savings for public school districts associated with school choice programs.
March 1, 2023 • Commentary
More education options good for Georgia students, families
Pending legislation would establish education scholarship accounts for Georgia students.
February 1, 2023 • Commentary
Tax credit scholarship expansion introduced
School choice continues to grow across the country with Iowa and Utah adopting universal programs in the past week.
January 26, 2023 • Blog
National School Choice Week showcases the various options in Georgia
Georgia Cyber Academy, serving about 9,000 students, is one of the many educational options available in the state.
January 26, 2023 • Commentary
School choice would benefit rural students in Georgia
Education choice policies expand educational opportunity for rural families while spurring rural district schools to improve their performance.
January 24, 2023 • Blog
Post pandemic, new schooling options flourish
What started as a temporary necessity during the pandemic has turned into a new, permanent form of schooling for many in Georgia.
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