If Winston Churchill was commenting on America’s government schools instead of the Royal Air Force, he would have said, “never have so many paid so much to achieve so little.” Which is one of the messages in this new video from Reason. I won’t keep anyone in suspense. The message of today’s column is that government schools are becoming ever-more expensive while producing ever-more dismal outcomes. As a nation, we have two choices.
- We can continue to pour more money into monopoly, government-run systems that never produce better results.
- Or we can learn from the evidence and harness the benefits of competition and innovation with school choice.
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- Senate leader seeks school choice for all Oklahomans - Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat has filed legislation that would provide school-choice opportunities to all Oklahoma families, allowing parents to use state funds to pay for their children to attend any school, including private schools. If signed into law, the program would be one of the most robust school-choice programs in the nation and make Oklahoma a national leader in educational opportunity. “Every child deserves the chance for a quality education that fits their unique needs, regardless of their ZIP code,” said Treat, R-Oklahoma City. “We’ve already empowered the parents of children with disabilities with this opportunity through the very successful Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarship program. It’s time we give all parents and all students in Oklahoma that same opportunity for success.”