The Right Idea Podcast – Episode 2 – Background on School Choice

The Right Idea Podcast

Season 1, Episode 2

“The History and Basics of School Choice in Wisconsin”

School choice began with bipartisan support in Wisconsin, with the ideas that parents should have options when it comes to educating their children. Today, “school choice” can mean anything from open enrollment, to using a voucher or special needs scholarship, to attending a public charter school.

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):

Jim Bender, President, School Choice Wisconsin

State Senator Alberta Darling, Co-Chair Joint Committee on Finance, Wisconsin State Legislature

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

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence

State Representative Jessie Rodriguez, Chair, Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Family Law

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

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

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

Governor Tommy Thompson


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