8 Principles of School Choice

  1. Rule of Law: School choice is now the law of the land (Zellman v. Simmons-Harris-2002)

  2. Parental Responsibility: Tax dollars are attached to parents not to school district

  3. Property Rights: Property taxes drop as competition drives down costs

  4. Educational Freedom: Parents earn free college money as the state invests its savings in education accounts.

  5. Academic Liberty: Teachers get to start their own academics

  6. Emancipation: Segregation ends as wealthy and educated parents return to inner- cities with great schools.

  7. Productivity: Public schools are forced to improve as competition for enrollment makes them attractive to middle class parents.

  8. Unity: 23 countries in Europe, Asia & Middle East have now become school choice states since 1988.


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