The Right Idea Podcast
Season 1, Episode 2
“The History and Basics of School Choice in Wisconsin”
School choice began with bipartisan support in Wisconsin, with the ideas that parents should have options when it comes to educating their children. Today, “school choice” can mean anything from open enrollment, to using a voucher or special needs scholarship, to attending a public charter school.
Podcast Host: Kevin Nicholson, Founder and President of No Better Friend Corp.
Produced, Written & Edited by Emelia Rohl, Communications Director of No Better Friend Corp.
Voices in this episode (in alphabetical order):
Jim Bender, President, School Choice Wisconsin
State Senator Alberta Darling, Co-Chair Joint Committee on Finance, Wisconsin State Legislature
Kevin Nicholson, President & CEO, No Better Friend Corp.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence
State Representative Jessie Rodriguez, Chair, Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Family Law
Emelia Rohl, Podcast Producer / Communications Director, No Better Friend Corp.
Libby Sobic, Director & Legal Counsel of Education Policy, Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty
State Representative Jeremy Thiesfeldt, Chair, Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Education
Governor Tommy Thompson
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