Cato’s education research is grounded in the understanding that education works best when it is rooted in free decisions. Parents must be able to choose the education they think best for their children, and educators to teach as they see fit. In higher education, those who will reap the benefits of their education should pay with their own money, or funds voluntarily given by others. And early‐childhood education must be the purview of families and providers, not government.
For more information, read our Educational Freedom Wiki. Start with Educational Freedom: An Introduction.