RALEIGH – The anecdotes are abundant; parents facing public schools closures scramble for more education options. Suddenly private schools have long waiting lists, charter schools are flooded, tutors put on speed dial, and more parents than ever look at homeschooling as the best option. The Pandemic Panic lit a fire where a slow burn had already been spreading; the radical and nefarious trends of teaching Social Justice, Anti-Racism, and Woke Dogma are pushing parents to find an escape hatch, too.
But just how big has this shift been overall? Civitas Institute did some polling to see how attitudes related to education are changing during the advent that is 2020. The results are remarkable.
Here, listen to Amy Cooke, president of the John Locke Foundation, discuss the survey that shows a ‘seismic shift’ in how parents view education: