Noel Candelaria, president of the Texas State Teachers Association, criticized school choice reforms in a recent guest column.
As an advocate for school choice, I have to agree with his criticisms that some school choice programs in the past have been too small and have only benefitted some children. I believe that the best program for Texas would be education savings accounts that would allow every child in Texas, public or private, rich or poor, black, white or brown to take their share of their education funding to the school of the parents' choice, public or private.
ESAs would be a voluntary program, but in the best-case scenario, they would be available to every Texas child.
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