Originally published on Townhall
During School Choice Week, let’s debunk the myth that school choice hurts public education.
School choice critics see education in zero-sum terms: As school choice grows, public education funding dwindles.
Or so they claim.
Part of their claim is true: School choice is on the rise. In 2023 alone, 17 states expanded school choice, either adding to their existing programs or implementing new ones. As a result, 20 million students—more than a third of students nationwide—are now eligible for one of these programs.
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