Future-Ed: The New Wave of Public Funding of Private Schooling, Explained
Updated: May 15
Bella DiMarco, Liz Cohen
In the wake of Covid-19 and parents’ frustrations over school closings, mask mandates, and “culture war” curricula, public funding of private schooling is resurfacing in states’ education agendas. This winter, Republican lawmakers in at least 34 states have proposed legislation to create or expand tax-funded programs to help parents cover the cost of private education...