California’s public schools need more transparency

In Politics by Michael Rae

Dissatisfied with the slow response of public schools to the COVID-19 pandemic, California families rushed away from the public school system and opted for alternative education such as charter schools and homeschooling.

Family dissatisfaction with public schools is one of the main motivations for two proposed voting initiatives that advocates of education choices are working to participate in state-wide voting this November. These proposals allow parents to create an education savings account and spend their children’s kindergarten-to-high school education on qualified education such as private school tutors, tutors, books and transportation. would do so.

The first proposal, the Freedom of Education Initiative,