Jonathan Butcher at Colby College

Jonathan Butcher at Colby College

Young Americans for Liberty at Colby College and The Maine Heritage Policy Center are co-sponsoring an event on the evening of Tuesday, March 14th featuring Mr. Jonathan Butcher, Education Director of the Goldwater Institute to speak on Education Savings Accounts and their potential as a tool ...
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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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*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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(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 Luncheon

Friedman Legacy Day Luncheon

The Future of School Choice in Maine    Vicki E. Alger, Ph.D.Senior Fellow and Director of the Women for School Choice ProjectAllowing parents to choose which schoo ...
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Sixty years ago Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman argued that just because we finance education through government that does not mean government should be in charge of education.“Education spending will be most effective,” Friedman explained, “if it relies on parental choice and pr ...
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