Effective Government

Allow parents to save the state money with educational alternatives

Allow parents to save the state money by encouraging the use of educational alternatives such as homeschooling, online learning, and private schooling. The primary cost in the state budget is for public education, and yet there are thousands of parents with children currently in the public school system who would gladly save the state money by utilizing educational alternatives if there were a small incentive. My wife ...more »

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School choice

Fund the student. Provide a voucher for all school children and let parents decide where to send their children. Reduce the influence of teachers unions. Ensure all kids are aware of, and have access to online public educations such as the Washington Virtual Academy. This will improve course availability, reduce negative social pressures, increase student graduation rates, and reduce overall costs. The Dept of Education ...more »

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