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Eye on 2022: How to Advance School Choice in the States
2:24:35
July 8, 2021
The Heartland Institute's Tim Benson and Cameron Sholty briefed state legislators on how they can advance school choice in their states in 2022. They talked about education savings accounts (ESAs), tax-credit scholarship programs, vouchers, and a host of other issues related to education freedom. Heartland also examined education choice success stories throughout the country over the past year and demonstrated how to tailor programs to meet the realities on the ground in the various states so that you can help carry the momentum of 2021 into the next legislative session.

2:24:35
July 8, 2021
The Heartland Institute's Tim Benson and Cameron Sholty briefed state legislators on how they can advance school choice in their states in 2022. They talked about education savings accounts (ESAs), tax-credit scholarship programs, vouchers, and a host of other issues related to education freedom. Heartland also examined education choice success stories throughout the country over the past year and demonstrated how to tailor programs to meet the realities on the ground in the various states so that you can help carry the momentum of 2021 into the next legislative session.
 
1:58:07
June 10, 2021
The Heartland Institute's Government Relations team hosted a webinar for state legislators on Thursday, June 10. The guest was Jason Bedrick, director of policy for EdChoice, to talk about the momentous 2021 legislative session. Learn about the education choice victories that have occurred in several states and what’s in store for next year. Learn more about Heartland's work on education here: https://www.heartland.org/Center-Education/index.html Read Heartland's School Reform News: https://heartlanddailynews.com/category/school-reform-news/ Visit the website of EdChoice: https://www.edchoice.org/
 
21:45
March 11, 2021
Heartland Institute Publications Director S.T. Karnick was invited on the flagship news program on Chicago's PBS station to talk about how beloved children's author Dr. Seuss is at the center of a cancel culture controversy over what some have characterized as racist depictions in many of his books and cartoons.
 
46:16
March 9, 2021
George Kemper, a friend of The Heartland Institute, had a piece published recently at RedState titled "Baseball Coach Struck Out by ‘Cancel Culture’." That piece got the attention of the morning show at AM560 The Answer in Chicago. Watch Kemper talk about how Loyola Academy withdrew an offer to coach baseball at his alma mater because they didn't like his political stances on social media. This video was first posted at the "Chicago's Morning Answer" channel on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCF7__VuaC0lhaqBrHY5VUTg https://youtu.be/sfIl48yjKmw
 
8:10
July 20, 2020
Justin Haskins joins Tipping Point With Liz Wheeler on the One America News Network to discuss the public education system in the United States. Are we seeing the effects of the Left's takeover of the public education system? Can we reform our schooling coming out of COVID-19?
 
5:54
January 23, 2019
Former Illinois Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti explains how school choice saved her life.
 
8:22
November 26, 2018
Students should not have to wait years at a time or become victims of violent crime before their parents are allowed to transfer them to safer schools. Child Safety Accounts offer parents a method to protect their children in the most influential years of their lives. To learn more, head to: https://www.heartland.org/_template-assets/documents/04-24-18%20Child%20Safety%20Accounts.pdf
 
21:34
October 19, 2018
The Heartland Institute's Lennie Jarratt gives startling statistics on school safety. Further, Lennie discusses how child safety accounts can improve school safety.
 
3:34:08
October 11, 2018
Watch live from The Andrew Breitbart Freedom Center at The Heartland Institute, the nation's leading authority on gun rights and how firearms prevent crime.
 
6:07:12
February 27, 2018
Rep. Joe Sosnowski moderate a panel for National School Choice Week where panelists discussed how to provide school choice options for their children including funding options and the recently passed Illinois tax-credit scholarship program. Behrend and Chartier provided evidence of how school choice works, its benefits, and the future of school choice.
 
6:04:54
February 27, 2018
Bruno Behrend discusses the genesis of the words "public school country." He goes on to posit that America is, indeed, a public school country. He then proceeds to make the case that it would be best for America if it were to end its support for public education in its current form.
 
3:03
February 23, 2018
Standardized tests are a tool by bureaucrats for bureaucrats that don't help students at all.