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January 26, 2016

School choice programs can help alleviate inefficiency in education

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 ...

June 10, 2015

Nevada enacts landmark universal school choice program

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 funding ...