We’re seeing for the first time in modern US history, a mass exodus from the traditional public school system. Parents are re-empowered to guide their children’s education in ways that were unimaginable before the pandemic. Education experts Corey DeAngelis and Kerry McDonald explain how COVID didn’t break the public school system. It was already broken in many ways. Pandemic education policies simply shined a light on the main problem with K-12 education in America, which is a long-existing, massive power imbalance between the public school monopoly and individual families. And thankfully families are fighting back to find new options for their children’s education.
Want to hear directly from the moms who got fed up and took back control of their children’s education? Watch Sick Year, a new documentary from Free the People.