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School Choice

Here are some helpful links to websites that focus on school choice:


AmericanSchoolChoice.com – yours truly, on the frontlines of the priority civil rights issue of the 21st Century

National Alliance for Public Charter Schools – their national rankings database is superb, and their mailing list is one of the best

The EdFly – another great mailing list that we recommend

The American Center for School Choice – this link is to their blogging partner (redifinED), yet another good mailing list

Cato Institute: School Choice – collection of school choice resources and events

The Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice – continues the work of economist Milton Friedman, a proponent of school choice

The Heritage Foundation: Education – the conservative thinktank’s landing page for education issues, which includes school choice

The Heartland Institute’s Center for School Transformation – another helpful ed reform aggregate

National Center on School Choice – a school choice thinktank run out of Vanderbilt University

National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education – the publishing and research braintrust run out of Columbia University

Privatisation in Eduation Research Initiative (PERI) –  a global look at some research and networking around decentralizing education

Frontline – a special on school vouchers that is certainly worth watching

U.S. Department of Education: School Choice – horse’s mouth guidelines for parents navigating school choice

Charter Pulse – selected readings on charter schools, basically a cut-and-paste aggregate of Big Media charter school articles

Voucher Laws: State-by-State – a link to the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) page on voucher laws by state

Note: each state tends to have its own school choice website, which serves as the internet presence of our respective ed-reform advocates at the state level.