Beyond the Classroom: ESAs Empower Families to Learn and Play Anywhere

In today’s evolving educational landscape, the versatility of Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA) program to cover sports fees and other public school offerings heralds a significant departure from the traditional view of learning as confined to the classroom.  As families seek out options to craft their kids’ education, public schools are a critical part of … Read more

Zoning Relief for Florida Private Schools 

For education entrepreneurs looking to open or operate a private school, finding a viable and affordable location to house a school is often very challenging. Thanks to a new bill that will amend private school regulations in Florida, some relief is on the horizon. HB 1285 will amend Florida Statute 1002.42 to enable private schools … Read more

How Arizona’s Universal ESAs Complement the Rise of Family Empowerment 

Arizona’s educational landscape is undergoing a profound transformation. This evolution, highlighted in the recent open enrollment data release, reflects how families are choosing — rather than being assigned to — their educational experiences. Building on this perspective, the increased adoption of Arizona’s universal Education Savings Accounts (ESAs) emerges as a pivotal development, further empowering families … Read more

New poll shows overwhelming majority of South Carolina voters support universal education savings accounts 

A new poll conducted by Meeting Street Insights on behalf of yes. every kid. foundation. found that two-thirds (67%) of South Carolina voters support education savings accounts (ESAs), with 38% in strong support. An even larger majority (75%) believe ESAs should be made available to all families regardless of income level.  The majority of parents … Read more

Open Enrollment and Arizona’s Shift to Education Freedom

In the landscape of education in Arizona, a significant shift is unfolding. With the recent release of insightful data by the Arizona Department of Education, the public can see the evolving patterns of education freedom among Arizona’s families, heralding a transition in how education is perceived and pursued. During the 2021-22 school year, a staggering … Read more

OP-ED: Closure of West Virginia Microschool Is a Lesson in Accountability

When Hive Learning Academy didn’t keep its promises, parents moved their kids to other schools. District families don’t have that option. By Matt FrendeweyThis story first appeared at The 74, a nonprofit news site covering education. Sign up for free newsletters from The 74 to get more like this in your inbox. When The Hive … Read more

A Positive Shift: How Iowa’s Enrollment Trends Celebrate Family Agency in Education

In a significant development for education in Iowa, the latest enrollment figures for the 2023-24 school year from the Iowa Department of Education reveal a heartening trend. These numbers, especially in the context of the new Students First Education Savings Account (ESA) program, are not just statistics; they are a testament to the rising power … Read more

Clark on American Potential Podcast

Executive Director of yes. every kid. foundation., Andrew Clark, recently joined host Jeff Crank to discuss the transformative shift in K-12 education away from top-down dictates and towards individualized learning. They discussed how encouraging entrepreneurship and reducing the barriers to creating new options for families can foster an environment where education is personalized and efficient. … Read more