Six reasons rural families should (and can) have school choice

By Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice on Sunday, September 21st, 2014 in School Choice

INDIANAPOLIS – A common argument against school choice in rural America is that there just aren’t enough schools from which to choose. But the more you understand about choice policy and the rural-schools landscape, the more you realize this argument actually distorts the facts, obscures rural students’ needs, and undersells the tools available to families, […]


Milton Friedman, the father of school choice … and ESAs?

By Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice on Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 in School Choice

INDIANAPOLIS – “So that the record of history is absolutely crystal clear, that there is no alternative way so far discovered (emphasis added) of improving the lot of the ordinary people that can hold a candle to the productive activities that are unleashed by the free-enterprise system.” – Milton Friedman


Friedman Foundation on the PISA results

By Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice on Friday, December 6th, 2013 in Reform

INDIANAPOLIS – The new PISA results showing American students fell behind more nations in reading, math, and science are being used to criticize our current education system while others are employing PISA to bash or elevate the reforms many have proposed to improve it.