Hispanics for School Choice Blog

Hispanic Heritage Art Contest a Success

Our second annual Hispanic Heritage Month art contest was a success.  With participants from public, charter, and privates schools all around the state (no out-of-staters this year!), judges had a tough time picking the winners.  The theme for this year's competition was "La Loteria."  La loteria is a popular game in Mexico similar to bingo. [...]

By |2016-12-22T21:33:46+00:00December 22nd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Noche de Galeria a Success!

At the end of October, friends of Hispanics for School Choice and members of our first cohort of 100 New Leaders for Education Reform training series spent an evening at the Walker's Point Center for the Arts to learn about education reform and enjoy art by local artists.  The exhibit at the time was a collection [...]

By |2016-12-22T21:19:27+00:00December 22nd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Betsy DeVos deserves the support of education reformers

This article, by our executive director Jason Crye, originally appeared at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute's blog, "Flypaper." No one could pin down what Donald Trump thought about education during this year’s campaign. That’s all changed with the nomination of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. In DeVos, Trump has selected a wily and battle-tested reformer, [...]

By |2016-12-03T18:04:11+00:00December 3rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Uniting Latinos behind education reform

In “Lost opportunity for charter schools,” Robert Pondiscio says education reformers should blame themselves for the failure of a ballot initiative this month to establish more charter schools in Massachusetts. The vote on “Question 2” wasn’t even close: 62 percent of voters were against it. That’s embarrassing. Only one other ballot question was answered more [...]

By |2016-12-01T01:09:19+00:00December 1st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Wisconsin gets back in the school-choice groove

Wisconsin is the birthplace of the school-choice movement. In the pantheon of education reform shine names like Wisconsin State Representative Polly Williams, Dr. Howard Fuller, and Governor Tommy Thompson. These pioneers gained bipartisan support by providing a targeted, prudent solution for Wisconsin parents: the educational voucher. This tool has since helped tens of thousands of [...]

By |2016-12-01T01:05:57+00:00December 1st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments