National School Choice Week Team

Survey Says: NSCW Survey Results Unveiling on January 16th

Survey Results Incoming! As we gear up to celebrate National School Choice Week in 2024, we are thrilled to announce that we will be unveiling the results of our recent survey on January 16th, 2024.  We believe that every child deserves access to high-quality education that meets their unique needs and prepares them for success. […]

Telling Your School’s Story during National School Choice Week

Every year, hundreds of journalists call and email us wanting to do a story about how NSCW is celebrated near them. That’s where you come in! Reporters want to talk to you, the community leaders and local voices that bring the message of School Choice Week to their readers, watchers, or listeners. Participating in the […]

Maryland School Choice Update 2023

Maryland’s BOOST Scholarship: Who it serves and how it works

Over the past seven years, about 20,000 low-income children in Maryland have received scholarships from the state to attend approved private schools that can better meet their learning needs. The program that makes this possible for families is Maryland’s BOOST Scholarship, short for “Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today.”  BOOST, which was established by […]

North Carolina School Choice Update

North Carolina sets largest expansion of school choice in 10 years in motion

Do you live in North Carolina and attend private school or hope to in the future? Thanks to the state’s new budget, all families will soon be eligible to apply for North Carolina’s Opportunity Scholarship program. This program provides scholarships for students’ private school expenses, including tuition and book fees. Once the scholarship expansion is […]

Ohio expands public education funding, private school scholarships

Budgets don’t just matter for economists. Ohio’s freshly signed state budget (HB 33) will have a real, tangible impact on the lives of school-aged children and their families. If your child attends a public school, community school (known in other states as public charter schools), or private school, there are changes in store for you. […]

Montana passes charter school law, makes landmark changes across school sectors

2023 is a landmark year for educational innovation in Montana. A flurry of bills recently signed into law will soon impact the K-12 school choices of families across the state. Whether your family chooses public school, private school, online learning, or homeschooling, there are changes likely to affect you this school year or next! Let’s […]

Tax credits on the horizon for Oklahoma private schoolers, homeschoolers

Oklahoma families who choose private school or homeschooling will have access to new state programs to help make their school choice more affordable starting in January 2024. Here’s what you need to know to get ready! What is the Oklahoma Parental Choice Tax Credit Act? The Oklahoma Parental Choice Tax Credit Act, signed into law […]

New Survey: School’s Out (for Summer) but Switching Is In

As summer draws near and the school year comes to a close, many parents are actively seeking better educational options for their children next year. Across the nation, parents are eager to find learning environments that are more suitable for their children. In fact, nearly half of all parents have reported that one of their […]

Your Family’s School Choice Priorities

No matter what type of school you end up choosing, it’s crucial to start the process by taking stock of what’s important to you and your family in an educational environment. Every child is different, and the unique preferences your family has are a crucial part of choosing the right fit. Take this quiz to […]

South Carolina creates new education scholarship for K-12 students

There’s a new education scholarship that will soon be available to South Carolina families, thanks to a new program signed into law this spring. The Education Scholarship Trust Fund Program will make private school, tutoring, and other personalized learning expenses a more affordable choice for economically disadvantaged children.  When is this new scholarship available, and […]