“You had the teachers unions lobbying the CDC to make it more difficult to reopen schools in person so that they could hold children’s education hostage to secure multiple multibillion-dollar ransom payments from the taxpayer. And it worked for them. They received about $190 billion in supposed COVID relief.”
At the FreedomFest conference in Las Vegas, I sat down with Corey DeAngelis, the national director of research at the American Federation for Children and executive director of the Educational Freedom Institute.
“The school system is a massive monopoly that has no incentive to spend that money wisely,” DeAngelis argues.
What should education reform look like? Will other states choose to replicate Arizona’s new school choice policies?