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Private Schools and Public Funding
Charters & Choice Seminar

Private Schools and Public Funding

Public policy efforts to expand private school choice continue to grow, and may well get a boost from GOP gains in the midterm elections last fall. From vouchers to tuition tax credits and education savings accounts, what’s happening, what’s on the horizon, and why? How do these initiatives vary across states and cities? What role does and should testing and accountability play in publicly subsidized choice initiatives? Where do key legal challenges stand?

  • Josh Cunningham, National Conference of State Legislatures
  • Robert Enlow, Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice
  • Thomas Gentzel, National School Boards Association
  • Scott Elliott, Chalkbeat Indiana (moderator)