How detractors get school choice wrong

By   /   March 6, 2017  /   No Comments

Mary Tillotson deconstructs and debunks a recent Huffington Post piece that trashed school choice, calling it “a list of 10 bogus reasons for minimizing parents’ say in their children’s education.”

From claims that vouchers only help rich people to the old canard that charter schools cherry-pick students to dubious contentions about funding, Tillotson methodically dissects and destroys Steven Singer’s arguments.

Read the whole thing here.


John Bicknell is executive editor of He is a veteran editor and has worked in journalism for more than 30 years. He came to Washington in 1999 as an editor at Congressional Quarterly and held several positions at CQ and Roll Call. He is the author of "America 1844: Religious Fervor, Westward Expansion and the Presidential Election That Transformed the Nation." His next book, scheduled to be published in 2017, is on John C. Fremont's 1856 presidential campaign. John also served as senior editor of the 2016 edition of “The Almanac of American Politics.” He can be reached on Twitter @JohnBick1960 and by email at [email protected]