Public Schooling in America: Measuring Each State’s Commitment to Democratically Governed Schools
The first step in stopping the privatization movement is to understand it. This report takes up where our 2018 report left off. Not only do we grade the states based on their willingness to commit exclusively or primarily to democratically governed public schools open to all, but their willingness to put sufficient guardrails and limits on publicly-funded alternatives to ensure that taxpayers, students, and families are protected from discrimination, corruption and fraud in the programs they have.
You can view and read the report by clicking the image below.
Interactive map based on the report
The color-coded map below shows the overall grades for each state. Hover over a state to see the overall grade, voucher grade and charter grade.
To see how your state ranked compared to other states, click below.
Now watch this recently released video from More Perfect Union, a nonprofit media company dedicated to justice and accountability. This video connects the dots between the far-right’s campaign to disrupt public schools and school boards and the privatization of public education through vouchers and charters. It is a must watch and share.