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Leslie Hiner: States to Watch on School Choice for 2014

January 2, 2014

What states will seriously consider new school vouchers or building on existing programs? Leslie Hiner, vice president of programs and state relations for the Friedman Foundation, joins the podcast to help answer that question. She also discusses problem areas in existing school choice laws that lawmakers should fix, where education savings accounts may show up next, and the difference between public school-style accountability and school choice-style accountability. Above all, she says, consider every policy in light of this question: How does it benefit kids?