School choice programs can help alleviate inefficiency in education

January 26, 2016 | By CHRIS KIESER

Many of the largest school districts in the United States spend an exorbitant amount of money on education. Newark, New Jersey spends over $30,000 per student, while New York City and Washington, DC, spend over $25,000. And spending for education is always politically popular: witness the success of state lotteries, justified on the grounds that & ...


Nevada enacts landmark universal school choice program

June 10, 2015 | By CHRISTINA MARTIN

Last week Nevada became the first state to create universal education savings accounts. Unlike education savings account programs in other states, Nevada will offer these accounts for every K-12 student who chooses an education outside of his or her local or public school. Under Nevada’s program, the state will take 90-100% of the per-pupil f ...