Thomas Jefferson quipped that “a nation that expects to be ignorant and free… expects what never was and never will be.” A good education, encompassing not just the “three Rs,” but civics and the character traits that ensure success later in life, is a fundamental building block for citizenship, and important for the prospect of each individual student and the country as a whole. The goal of our massive public investment in K-12 and higher education should be to provide that opportunity to every child.

Stacy Hock: Educational Choices in the Lone Star State

Stacy Hock joins the Students Over Systems podcast to discuss the possibility and opportunity to expand education freedom in the Lone Star State this year. She explains the open enrollment, charter, and magnet school policies in Texas, and lays out her vision for creating K-12 education savings accounts for families.

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