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School Choice


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School Choice

  1. 1. Friedman Foundation<br />For<br />Educational Choice<br />
  2. 2. Goal<br />Provide services and programs that build momentum and help create a positive atmosphere for school choice.<br />
  3. 3. Why School Choice?<br />Dr. Milton Friedman-Founder<br />Segregation<br />Quality of Education (Urban Areas)<br />Education is not created EQUAL!<br />Freedom<br />
  4. 4. Benefits of School Choice<br />Better test scores for all students <br />Higher graduation rates<br />Increased parent involvement and satisfaction<br />Saves taxpayers millions of dollars <br />Public schools respond positively to competition<br />
  5. 5. Services<br />Assessment of Readiness<br />Development of Local Leaders<br />Building Local Partnerships<br />Preliminary Planning<br />Seed Money<br />Statewide Database<br />
  6. 6. Movers & Shakers<br />Robert C. Enlow<br /> -CEO 2009-present<br /> -Education Task Force of the American Legislative Exchange Council<br />-Board Member, School Choice Ohio<br /> -Advisory Member Children First: School Choice Trust<br />
  7. 7. Legislation<br />Elementary and Secondary Education Opportunity Act (NE-tax credit)<br />Georgia Voucher Bill<br />Scholarships for Students w/Disabilities<br />OK Equal Opportunity Education Scholarship Act<br />Parental Choice Scholarship Act (based on free/reduced lunch 250% below)<br />