by Donna Martinez
Former Senior Writer and Editor, John Locke Foundation
Ask any parent and they’ll tell you their child is special. That’s good. It reflects the love and bond between a parent and a child. But it’s also a good reminder that every child is an individual, with unique aptitudes, challenges, fears, inclinations, and dreams. So let’s treat every child as unique in our public policy choices. Let’s give parents the power to choose how and where a child is educated.
This week, the John Locke Foundation joins with parents, teachers, and advocates across the country to celebrate National School Choice Week. We’re proud to fight for parents, and proud to fight so that no child is trapped in a school that simply doesn’t work for them. In North Carolina, one in five school-aged kids is educated outside of a traditional classroom, and the demand for more options is growing.
Are you ready to join us to fight for the future of our kids? We ask you to stand with parents, stand with kids, and stand with the John Locke Foundation.