On Demand Program

Getting Politics Out of Education

Learn Liberty On Demand offers you a series of videos on new and exciting topics in the world of policy and ideas that you can watch any time, anywhere, on your schedule. Have you ever wondered about the U.S. education system? Well, this is the place for you.

Is it unjust that some people receive a good education because they live in a good neighborhood, while those in poor neighborhoods are sent to failing schools?

“School choice” is a means to break free from the restrictive location-based public school system, giving parents the freedom to choose the school that is right for their child, regardless of where they live. Yet, school choice remains a hot button issue that is unlikely to receive much political support, leaving school choice as an option for the privileged few. But why?

Join economist Diana Thomas from Heider College of Business at Creighton University to learn more about why education reform is so difficult.

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