February 23, 2010

Defending School Choice

By Defending School Choice

Author: Joshua Thompson

Over at Redcounty.com, Senator Bob Huff has a great defense of the District of Choice program.  He writes:

"The District of Choice program infuses free market principles into this system and breaks down the arbitrary school district boundaries by allowing kids to transfer to other schools. The very possibility of a parent removing their child from a certain school puts healthy pressure on schools and school districts to perform their best and appeal to parents’ and students’ – otherwise known as clients – needs (because schools receive money based on student attendance). In essence, District of Choice will reward policies that work and discourage policies that don’t

PLF is involved in defending the school choice program at Walnut Valley School District. You can read Senator Huff's full post here.  

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