school choice pennsylvania

How I became an advocate for school choice

Originally published at Broad + Liberty

School choice opponents typically have never needed or wanted an alternative to public schools. I should know: I was one of them.

As a former teacher, I unflinchingly championed public education.

But then Covid-19 happened. And like many other parents, I experienced our deeply flawed educational system firsthand.

My kids’ schools shuttered in 2020 and remained closed for in-person classes for the year — even after they had the green light to reopen. For much of that time, our public schools offered only remote learning — no in-person schooling, homework, classwork, or classmates.

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