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A Family Lineage

*The following essay won the 2016 Milton Friedman Essay ContestJoshua Durgin, Matthew GagnonParental choice in education should be the norm, not the exception. The idea that government and society should decide how individual students are educated is backwards from the founding principles of this ...
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School Choice MHPC
*The following essay placed second in the 2016 Milton Friedman Essay ContestLilly F., Matthew Gagnon“Few institutions in our society are in a more unsatisfactory state than schools. Few generate more discontent or can do more to undermine liberty.”  -Milton FriedmanIn 1635, the first public s ...
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*The following essay placed third in the 2016 Milton Friedman Essay ContestAs the quality and value of education in public schools continues to decline across our nation, a growing number of parents are becoming dubiously acquainted with the helpless feeling that comes from being unable to provide m ...
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Essay Winners
(PORTLAND) — Today, The Maine Heritage Policy Center (MHPC) joined more than 100 organizations across the United States and around the world by holding an event honoring the life and work of Dr. Milton Friedman, a Nobel Laureate who was widely recognized as one of the most influential economists o ...
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2016 Friedman Legacy Day Luncheon

Allowing parents to choose which school their children attend is a common-sense measure that has been shown to promote educational growth and achievement, and foster healthy competition among schools. It is critical that Maine recognize the importance of school choice and its potential to improve ou ...
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Friedman Legacy Day 2014

Friedman Legacy Day 2014

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Maine’s “Town Tuitioning” Program, Milton Friedman’s School Choice Ideal?
Read the full report | Economist Milton Friedman first described his vision for a school voucher program in a 1955 essay titled The Role of Government in Education. Arguing that government operation of schools could not be justified in what he called a “predominantly free enterprise society,” an ...
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