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Jun 29, 2022·edited Jun 29, 2022Liked by Lisa Logan

According to Title 20, "No provision of any applicable program shall be construed to authorize any department, agency, officer, or employee of the United States to exercise any direction, supervision, or control over the curriculum, program of instruction, administration, or personnel of any educational institution, school, or school system, or over the selection of library resources, textbooks, or other printed or published instructional materials by any educational institution or school system, or to require the assignment or transportation of students or teachers in order to overcome racial imbalance."

If you check the Notes section, you'll find a list of Amendments, included Executive Order No. 13791, which further emphasizes that funding does not constitute the ability to control curriculum.

https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/20/1232a

I'm not saying they won't try to do this, and I'm glad Lisa Logan has laid out their gameplan. But the fact that the Left will attempt to take over the private school system is a guarantee. They've already taken over quite a bit of it with NAIS.

We just have to stop them.

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Agreed. I think, though, one of the greatest benefits of school vouchers and education dollars following the students is the huge blow the teacher unions would take. Their power would be reduced bigly.

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They don't need to control curriculum. They can implement via laws about equal treatment including gender, etc.

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I’ve been a school choice advocate for years.

I’m thrilled for AZ. I’ve followed a lot of people who are on the ground working to get school choice for kids, especially urban districts, but never heard of some of the concerns you raise.

I’m sure the ideology is seeping into private schools. However, parents are private schools wield the power, not the union. Parents will stomp out indoctrination- or take their money elsewhere.

Great read.

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We hoped school choice would be a viable option, but our experiences as private school parents across the country, including in AZ, compel us to step forward. We fight not just for our own beloved institutions but to reclaim private education as INDEPENDENT.

We only realized our schools were not independent when starting in 2019 we began to hear friends at other schools recount the same concerns. March 2020 was the start of our awakening. Our research led us to the National Association of Independent Schools. We have done many hours of research and now realize there is a far larger agenda (imbedded into school by 3rd party accreditation organizations) at work. We trusted our schools, our headmasters, our Trustees. We don't now. Start here and believe no-one. Do your own research. Follow the rabbit holes, learn the names of CEOs, Headmasters, Trustees, consultants, for profit Ed Tech companies, NGO's, tax filings, conference programs, professional development workshops, read the white papers, etc. Big Ed & Big Pharma are counting on us buying the slogans and simple solutions. https://undercovermother.substack.com/p/nais-an-origin-story

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Jul 13, 2022Liked by Lisa Logan

AZ is going to get overrun by for profit private schools paid for by the people for organizations we have no voting power over. Most people don't know that the money already followed the child in AZ before this legislation. Public School Districts already subsidize private education for students they cannot work out a learning program for. All these for profit charter schools popped up because the money followed the child to charter school. As far as home schooling, if you take ESA money the Dept of Education will not consider you a home schooler. You will have a contracted child with the state. I confirmed that with a sitting board member. Overall this ESA bill increases taxes and the amount of funding that schools receive. Ducey is going to call a special session of the legislature soon so that they can remove the Aggregate Expenditure Limit, which is in the AZ Constitution, and will stop there being a cap on how much the state can spend on education. The state just took us from a $5 billion surplus to a $5 billion deficit before Sine Die. Hope you all love taxes.

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Yes, the term "school choice" has been co-opted by those that coin it to mean that public money follows the child into private education. Many states already have school choice in that they can choose a school outside their zip code and choose the type of schooling they see fit. Many homeschooling families and private schools have been bamboozled into thinking accepting gov't money won't bring regulatory strings. Thank you for your comment!

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I'm thankful AZ has passed School Choice. and I'm thankful that Ms. Logan has given us a heads up on what to be prepared for from the NWO Globalists.

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Yes there are things to be leery of in terms school choice, but I don't think that translates into "the enemy has a counterstrategy so we shouldn't do this at all". Even if government manages to influence private schools (as most likely they will somehow), at least there is some mechanism for accountability to improve actual education levels and a way for students to flee the violent hell holes where they learn nothing.

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Agreed. One of the best ways to dismantle the enemy is to ignore them. Set the frame, control the frame, and say “your move”.

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