Opening Up Public School Access

Kids should not be banned from attending a school just because they live on a different side of the street. It’s time to remove the lines created by politicians that prevent students from learning together. In the United States, students are assigned to public schools via the practice of residential school assignment. This practice establishes … Read more

New poll shows majority of Wyoming voters support Education Savings Accounts and ending residential assignment of public schools

A new poll conducted by WPA Intelligence on behalf of yes. every kid. foundation. (Yes Foundation) found the majority of Wyoming voters support ending residential assignment of public schools, with 75% of respondents agreeing that all Wyoming kids should be able to attend a public school they are not zoned for. Wyoming voters also favor … Read more

Innovation in School Design

A recent report from Transcend, a national organization focused on innovation in school design, surveyed more than 100 education providers and experts to identify “instructive lessons for extraordinary learning.” Stand Together Trust reported on three key findings from the report regarding innovative education models. Key finding 1: Promising education models were fueled by powerful agreements … Read more

How does your state rank for open enrollment?

A recent report from Reason Foundation found that only 11 states have mandatory open enrollment laws, while 26 states allow public schools to charge tuition to public school transfer students. “In the United States, school assignments are determined by families’ residences, casting unseen dividing lines in communities throughout the country. These government-imposed district boundaries or … Read more