The Right Idea Podcast- Episode 10- The Politics Behind School Choice- Part 1- Ft. Kevin Nicholson

The Right Idea Podcast

Season 1, Episode 10

“The Politics of School Choice-Part 1”

Despite widespread support for school choice among families of all political stripes in Wisconsin, Democrat legislators have launched a variety of attacks on the program. This episode debunks some of the criticisms often lobbed at choice schools.

Podcast Host: Kevin Nicholson, Founder and President of No Better Friend Corp.

Produced, Written & Edited by Emelia Rohl, Communications Director of No Better Friend Corp.

Voices in this episode (in alphabetical order):

Jason Bedrick, Director of Policy, EdChoice

Jim Bender, President, School Choice Wisconsin

State Representative Jonathon Brostoff

Heather DuBois Bourenane, Wisconsin Public Education Network

Corey DeAngelis, Director of School Choice, Reason Foundation

Kimberly Desotell, GRACE Schools, Green Bay

State Senator Chris Larson

Chris Lawrence, Parent, St. Marcus School, Milwaukee

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence

Kevin Nicholson, President & CEO, No Better Friend Corp.

Emelia Rohl, Podcast Producer / Communications Director, No Better Friend Corp.

Marcio Sierra, Pastor, Lighthouse Church, Madison

Tia Sierra, Pastor & Principal, Lighthouse Christian School, Madison

Libby Sobic, Director & Legal Counsel of Education Policy, Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty

Andrew Stith, President, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, Milwaukee

State Representative Jeremy Thiesfeldt, Chair, Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Education

Shannon Whitworth, Director of Free Enterprise Academy, Milwaukee Lutheran High School, Milwaukee

Edgar Zaragoza, Outreach Administrator, GRACE Schools, Green Bay

OTHER SOURCE MATERIAL:

https://www.tmj4.com/news/local-news/pence-barnes-battle-over-school-choice-vs-public-schools

https://www.c-span.org/video/?457145-1/wisconsin-state-state-address

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