For decades “school choice” has been the education policy mantra of conservatives. Now some former foes are embracing and perhaps co-opting the term, raising questions about continued reverence of “school choice.”
The term “school choice” is inadequate to describe the proper emphasis of authority necessary to right the education ship.
Parents are a child’s first teacher, and they should have absolute say in what and how their children learn. We must restore parental authority over children’s education, and we begin by redefining the solution from school choice to parental choice.
Additionally, parental choice means curriculum choice, where classical, technology-free and other non-Common-Core curricula are available.
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Help stop the push for a one-size-fits-all education by joining my organization, U.S. Parents Involved in Education, at uspie.org.
Our goal is to restore education to parents and local communities.
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