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· After the recent denial of Proposition 305, the Goldwater Institute continues its pledge to expand school choice and provide every student with the opportunity to attend the school that best meets their needs.
· What are some challenges with school choice? Does school choice provide every student with equal opportunity?
· Here's what the public thinks about school choice.
The Goldwater Institute reaffirmed its commitment to expanding school choice opportunities for all students after Proposition 305 went down in the recent election.
The passage of Proposition 305 would have opened up the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA) program to all Arizona students. Currently, the program is available to only selected students, including students with special needs, those who are part of military families, and those in underperforming schools. Governor Doug Ducey signed a universal ESA measure last year, but opponents of families having more options opposed the measure and referred it to the statewide ballot.
Read the full article about school choice by the Goldwater Institute at the In Defense of Liberty Blog.