On this episode of Take Back Our Schools, Beth and Andrew speak with the Nathan Hoffman, one of the leaders of the school choice movement. Nathan talks about how the issue of school choice fared in the recent midterm elections. We discuss the parent movement’s role in the march for school choice and some of the various criticisms of school choice from both woke and non-woke camps. Nathan talks about what a hypothetical Republican presidential administration could do to in 2024 to further school choice and education freedom. Nathan also shares his views on the importance of Gifted and Talented education as well as the reasons that public school have been failing teaching literacy.
Nathan Hoffman serves as the Director of State Policy and Legislative Strategy for the American Federation for Children. An accomplished and recognized leader in the school choice movement, Nathan has served in various roles at state-based and national organizations, including Empower Illinois and the Foundation for Excellence in Education, where he has successfully pursued legislation to empower families and strengthen the overall quality of the education system. Nathan has appeared before state legislatures as well as been a featured speaker to groups across the country seeking to address today’s K-12 challenges. Nathan is also a member of the Board of Advisors for the Foundation Against Intolerance and Racism and a past board member of the Springfield Public Schools Foundation
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