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This week is National School Choice Week. To celebrate, Americans for Prosperity is highlighting how education freedom is giving students a brighter future.
Each and every child from every walk of life deserves the chance to get the best education possible, so they can live prosperous lives and achieve the American Dream.
Getting a good education is the first step toward success.
The majority of studies on education choice programs conducted over the last 20 years found that choice programs have a positive impact on the academic outcomes of those who participate.
Education freedom has also been associated with higher graduation rates and college acceptance rates.
No wonder education freedom is gaining in popularity!
The Americans Federation for Children’s 2017 school choice survey found that “school choice maintains strong support across the nation,” with “the concept of school choice … supported by a wide 63 percent to 33 percent margin.”
When it comes to specific choice options, researchers found that:
This array of choices is one of many reasons support for education freedom is increasing. Education freedom means families can choose the education option that works best for them.
Unfortunately, too many students are denied the opportunity to learn in the way and at the pace that best fits their unique needs. We can’t rest until every student, regardless of zip code or family income, is equipped to pursue their passion and reach their full potential.
— Betsy DeVos (@BetsyDeVosED) January 18, 2018
Whether it’s a traditional public or charter school, or private school or homeschooling, families want to find the education that best fits their child’s needs.
We're so excited to celebrate @schoolchoicewk with the thousands of families around the country who continue to benefit from access to #SchoolChoice! https://t.co/Ld4gwuZcW4 pic.twitter.com/BN51Hnmg4X
— Am Fed for Children (@SchoolChoiceNow) January 22, 2018
Education freedom is crucial to helping students get the education they need to succeed.
That’s why we need to support and celebrate education freedom.
Celebrate National School Choice Week by signing the petition to show your support for education freedom.