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Public schools failed during COVID, so give families more choice

Perhaps in no other area did the COVID-19 pandemic have a greater impact than on education. While government spending burgeoned, student achievement plummeted, children’s mental health suffered and schools became more dangerous, which is an outcome that demands a better solution such as giving parents greater educational choice. During the pandemic, funding under Proposition 98, which guarantees minimum funding for K-12 schools and community colleges, spiked from $79.3 billion in 2019-20 to $110.4 billion in …


PRI Sacramento Policy Conference: Improving the Quality of Life in Our Cities

Our podcast this week features a panel from PRI’s 5th Annual Ideas in Action Conference in Sacramento. 

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ATTN Governor Newsom: New York Governor Hochul’s charter school proposal is what’s best for students

Ironically, parents and supporters of the group Alliance for Quality Education showed up to New York Governor Kathy Hochul’s office last Tuesday to protest her recent “pro-charter school” proposal. The New York Governor’s recent budget proposal would allow more than 275 more charter schools in New York City by removing the regional limits, currently set at 275 within the five boroughs. The overall state cap of 460 charter schools would remain the same. Under the …

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