Jonathan Small | August 18, 2017
Voters want school choice
Earlier this year in a speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate, public school parent Sen. James Lankford – and self-described avid supporter of public education – discussed why he also believes school choice is important.
And, Sen. Lankford isn’t alone. According to a new survey of likely Oklahoma voters commissioned by the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs and conducted by the firm Cor Strategies, fully 65 percent of Oklahomans – nearly two in three – support using tax dollars to allow parents to choose the education that works best for their children.
Read the rest over on The Journal Record.
Jonathan Small, C.P.A., serves as President and joined the staff in December of 2010. Previously, Jonathan served as a budget analyst for the Oklahoma Office of State Finance, as a fiscal policy analyst and research analyst for the Oklahoma House of Representatives, and as director of government affairs for the Oklahoma Insurance Department. Small’s work includes co-authoring “Economics 101” with Dr. Arthur Laffer and Dr. Wayne Winegarden, and his policy expertise has been referenced by The Oklahoman, the Tulsa World, National Review, the L.A. Times, The Hill, the Wall Street Journal and the Huffington Post. His weekly column “Free Market Friday” is published by the Journal Record and syndicated in 27 markets. A recipient of the American Legislative Exchange Council’s prestigious Private Sector Member of the Year award, Small is nationally recognized for his work to promote free markets, limited government and innovative public policy reforms. Jonathan holds a B.A. in Accounting from the University of Central Oklahoma and is a Certified Public Accountant.