Do Ohio’s school choice scholarships defund public school districts? 

Do Ohio’s school choice scholarships defund public school districts? 

Most families in Ohio choose their public schools for their child’s education.  With that in mind, would it make sense to reduce funding for the largest educational option in our state?   Those in opposition to school choice would have people believe that educational funding is taking money from public education to fund scholarships for the…

What is School Choice?

More and more parents have recognized the need for school choice when it comes to the needs of their children. As a result, families’ right to have a choice for their students’ education has become a highly debated topic all over the United States, especially in this year’s mid-term elections. But what exactly is school…

New Buckeye Institute Report Offers #StudentsFirst Reforms to Help Regain Lost Learning

New Buckeye Institute Report Offers #StudentsFirst Reforms to Help Regain Lost Learning

In a new policy report, #StudentsFirst: Empowering Parents to Help Students Regain Lost Learning, Buckeye’s Greg Lawson outlines how empowering parents, funding students first, and enhancing school choice can counteract the ill effects the pandemic had on learning loss for Ohio’s K-12 students. The report offers four commonsense policy solutions that will improve the K-12…

Should Universal School Choice Be Next on Ohio’s Education Policy Agenda?

Should Universal School Choice Be Next on Ohio’s Education Policy Agenda?

The Buckeye Institute, the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, and School Choice Ohio cordially invite you to a continental breakfast and coffee dialogue with national and Ohio experts as they discuss recent successful efforts around the country to expand parental choice, lessons learned, best practices, and potential next steps for the Buckeye State. Join us on…

Has the COVID Crisis Unraveled the Case Against School Choice?

Has the COVID Crisis Unraveled the Case Against School Choice?

During the widespread stay at home orders, many families got an up-close and personal look at expectations for their children’s learning.  In an article in Forbes, Rick Hess, director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, observes that the COVID-19 crisis may have added clarity to the debate about school choice. The most…