Funding the Future: Exploring ESAs and Other Models Empowering Families

50CAN: The 50 State Campaign for Achievement Now President Derrell Bradford, State of Virginia - Government Secretary of Education Aimee Rogstad Guidera, Odyssey CEO and Founder Joseph Connor, HORN-ED LLC Author Michael Horn, A for Arizona CEO & Founder Emily Anne Gullickson, and Whiteboard Advisors Chief Advocacy Officer and Co-Founder Anna Edwards discuss exploring ESAs and other models empowering families at the 2023 ASU+GSV Summit.

COVID gave families a front-row seat to what and how their children were learning. A resulting megatrend from the pandemic has been increased parental agency and involvement. Across the US, policymakers are taking notice and working to provide families with more choices and empowering them to design an education “portfolio” appropriate for their children.