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In Arizona’s Historic ESA Expansion, a Blueprint for Educational Freedom

July 7, 2022

Arizona is blazing the way forward with educational freedom and curriculum transparency.

In January 2022, Governor Doug Ducey called on state lawmakers to pass the most robust school choice and curriculum transparency legislation in the country. As he declared in his state of the state address, “Send me the bills, and I’ll sign them.” In just the few short months since, state lawmakers have delivered a historic victory for school choice and cleared the path for the nation’s most powerful academic transparency law.

Indeed, this week the governor is set to sign into law a universal expansion of the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA) program, extending eligibility to every single K-12 student in the state.

Read the rest of the op-ed at The74.

Matt Beienburg is Director of the Van Sittert Center for Constitutional Advocacy and Director of education policy at the Goldwater Institute.



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