Saturday, August 24th, 2019

As I sit here tapping out this blog post, my son is about six feet away working on his biology homework after just watching his biology lecture. Over at RightWisconsin, I explain why my son became a virtual school student and how I became a school choice parent. When my son was in elementary school, […]

Over at the MacIver Institute, I take the opportunity of national school choice week to celebrate the strides we have made in expanding school choice in Wisconsin and lament that we still have far to go. Unfortunately we still have a long way to go to universal school choice here in Wisconsin. The plan to […]

Because we shouldn’t just throw away the future for 1.3 million children every year. Support school choice because every child matters. We can put children first by supporting educational choice. #SchoolChoice Week. Print this entry

Because when it comes to educating children, every parent deserves a choice. Whether it is a conventional public school, a public charter school, a private school or even an online public charter school, we need to trust parents to make the best choices for their children. I’m a school choice parent, and I approve this […]

It’s nice to see my latest column for RightWisconsin getting some positive attention since it’s so personal to me. In the column I explain a little bit about virtual schools, why it is not homeschooling, and why school choice is so important for parents. It’s school choice week, and every parent’s choice of school for their […]

Opponents of school choice in Milwaukee complain the program is taking money away from public schools to educate ex-public school students. In an interesting op-ed for, George Mitchell points to the real funding gap. When Governor Doyle was elected in 2002, taxpayer support for schools in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP) was $5,783 […]

National School Choice Week started last night with events in Los Angeles and Phoenix. Phoenix drew over 7200 people, including the Jonas Brothers. Here is a report from the Los Angeles kick-off event: I spoke with Andrew Campanella, President of National School Choice Week, this morning as his train headed to Albuquerque, New Mexico for […]