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Where to Learn More About School Choice

 

Q. School choice sounds like the answer to our racial achievement gap - offering options and opportunities to students from disadvantaged families. Where can I learn more and start getting more people on board to bring about school choice here?

 

www.edreform.com including http://www.edreform.com/index.cfm?fuseAction=document&documentID=825&sectionID=74&NEWSYEAR=2006

 

www.friedmanfoundation.org including http://www.friedmanfoundation.org/resources/publications/advocate/index.html

 

www.AllianceforSchoolChoice.org

 

www.choiceineducation.org

 

www.heartland.org (search "school choice vouchers evidence" on this education policybot from a Chicago-based think tank)

 

www.schoolchoices.org

 

www-hoover.stanford.edu/publications/books/edcap.html (eBook, "Education and Capitalism: How Overcoming Our Fear of Markets and Economics Can Improve America's Schools)

 

www.ivbe.org (Florida)

 

www.ij.org (search "school choice" or "education" for legal aspects)

 

www.educational-freedom.org

 

www.educationpolicy.org/K_12

 

 

Homework: One of the best books to help citizens navigate the political waters to get school choice going is Voucher Wars: Waging the Legal Battle Over School Choice by Clint Bolick, a lawyer in Arizona who has led the nationwide effort to successfully defend school choice in courts across the country.

 

By Susan Darst Williams www.ShowandTellforParents.com Choice & Charters 02 2008

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