THE RIGHT OF PARENTS TO CONTROL THEIR CHILDREN’S EDUCATION

God gives us no greater earthly gift or responsibility than our children. All of us intrinsically know that the spiritual, social, and academic principles inculcated into the hearts and minds of our children establish more than any other mortal factor, the paradigm of America’s future. Will we primarily trust the government run bureaucracy or the parents to determine those principles? It is a question of inexpressible gravity.

Trent Franks was the author and leading proponent of the successful passage of the Arizona Scholarship Tax Credit more than 25 years ago. It has now been passed in more than 20 states and raised more than $7 billion in scholarships to help empower parents in approximately 700,000 instances to choose their children’s schools. It has since survived three United States Supreme Court challenges from the left and has played a major role in supercharging and expanding school choice efforts all over the nation.