Landmark poll: Americans believe expanding freedom strengthens education

Nearly two-thirds of parents believe additional options will improve education system in first-ever national poll  Arlington, Va. — Americans believe expanding educational freedom will improve our nation’s education system, according to a new landmark poll conducted by YouGov and released by yes. every kid. foundation. A majority of Americans surveyed — including most Democrats, Independents … Read more

New poll shows overwhelming majority of North Dakotans support education freedom 

Support was consistent across demographics.  BISMARCK, North Dakota — A new poll conducted by Arc Insights on behalf of yes. every kid. foundation. found that more than two-thirds of North Dakotans support school choice, with 41% in strong support. When it comes to Education Savings Accounts, more than six-in-ten likely voters support an ESA program in North Dakota, with high … Read more

Every student has potential. School choice can unlock it.  

The following is testimony from YESF VP of Strategy Matt Frendewey to the Kansas Legislature’s Special Committee on Education on October 4, 2023. Published in Every Kansas child is born with boundless potential only waiting to be unleashed, and each deserves an education designed to unleash their talent. But that’s not possible when we … Read more

New Survey Asks What Michigan Parents Value in K-12 Education

By Matt Frendewey Michigan parents overwhelmingly endorse school choice while also expressing strong support for their local public schools. Contrary to common narratives framing this as a binary choice, recent research from the yes. every kid. foundation. reveals that 69% of Michigan families are in favor of school choice, and 68% also back their local … Read more

yes. every kid. foundation. Weighs in on Historic Implementation of The Parental Choice Tax Credit 

For Immediate Release: October 12, 2023 Contact: Shannon Pahls,  OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma made history this year with the passage of the Parental Choice Tax Credit, empowering all families in the state with education freedom. The first-in-the-nation tax credit legislation is universal, refundable, and prioritizes families.   Earlier this week, the Tax Commission proposed rules … Read more

Nature-Based Learning: A Breath of Fresh Air in Education

An interesting shift in the educational landscape has been brewing, bringing a breath of fresh air—quite literally—to the way we think about schooling. Nature-based unconventional learning environments, whether they are microschools, pandemic pods, homeschool co-operatives, or private schools, are flourishing across the country. And parents are taking note. Why the Shift to Nature? Also known … Read more

No More Lines: An Interview with Kelley Williams-Bolar

Christina Garrett, No More Lines fellow and productivity coach for busy moms, sat down with Kelley Williams-Bolar, also a No More Lines fellow, educator, and mother, to discuss Kelley’s story of being jailed for simply enrolling her children in a nearby public school. The conversation covered the impact of Kelley’s struggle to simply enroll her … Read more