School Choice Week : The fighters

January 23, 2012 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

In honor of School Choice Week, I will be doing a 5-part blog series on school choice. While PLF is prominent in school choice litigation, I thought I would start this series by pointing out some the leading defenders of school choice around the country. Each of these organizations is doing fantastic work in the school choice … ...


School Choice Week — Remembering Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization

January 24, 2012 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

I hope you are celebrating School Choice Week.  In my first post in this series, I mentioned some of the great organizations that are out there every day fighting for choice in schools.  I encourage you to take a look at their websites this week, as they are all doing some promotions for School Choice … ...


School Choice Week : the best answer to a multiple choice problem


What is the goal of School Choice Week?  The official slogan of School Choice Week is: “Shining a spotlight on effective education options for every child.”  In essence, then, the purpose is to bring attention to two glaring realities of our nation’s traditional public education system: 1) it has been failing; and 2) we need &# ...


School Choice Week 2013 : An introduction

January 28, 2013 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

Yesterday marked the first day of School Choice Week 2013.  School choice is the remarkable idea that parents should have the freedom to choose where their children are educated. School choice rejects the idea of government run, one-size-fits-all, “Solidarity Forever” education. “School choice gives parents the freedom to choos ...


School Choice Week 2013 : How is your state doing?

January 29, 2013 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

Our friends at the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice have this fun interactive map detailing the school choice options available in all 50 states.   Check it out to see how your state is doing. … ...


School Choice Week 2013 : Thousands of opportunities to get involved

January 30, 2013 | By JONATHAN WOOD

The School Choice Week website has a helpful database of public events during School Choice Week.  There are thousands of opportunities for supporters of school choice to get involved, including events in every state except South Dakota.  (Incidentally South Dakota has no school choice program.  Something like a tax-credit program would be a � ...


School Choice Week 2013 : There should be a "road of opportunity" for every kid

January 31, 2013 | By JONATHAN WOOD

The New York Times has a story about the closing of the private primary school that Justice Sotomayor attended as a child.  The Justice was quoted in the story, making an eloquent case for school choice. You know how important those eight years were?  It’s symbolic of what it means for all our families, like … ...


Happy School Choice Week 2014

January 28, 2014 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

PLF is once again happy to celebrate National School Choice Week.  PLF joins with many school choice organizations across the country, in an effort to bring public awareness to the benefits of school choice.  Check back throughout the week for updates on cases that PLF is litigating, as well as interesting issues and studies that … ...


PLF and school choice

January 30, 2014 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

As PLF continues to celebrate School Choice Week 2014, here’s a look at some of the important school choice cases that we litigated last year: … ...