What can the NFL Playoffs teach us about School Choice?

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What can the NFL Playoffs teach us about School Choice?

Start­ing this week I will be an occa­sional con­trib­u­tor for Watch​dog​.org.

My first piece for them is titled: The NFL play­offs can teach a les­son about com­pe­ti­tion and school choice

We are under two weeks away from one of America’s great­est sports spec­ta­cles, the Super Bowl, the tele­vised pin­na­cle of com­pe­ti­tion in Amer­i­can foot­ball. That spirit of com­pet­i­tive­ness can tell us some­thing about the impor­tance of school choice.

After the divi­sional round of the play­offs, four teams out of 32 remain stand­ing– the Patri­ots and Colts in the AFC, and the Pack­ers and defend­ing cham­pion Sea­hawks in the NFC.

While peo­ple more versed in foot­ball can eval­u­ate the prob­a­bil­ity of each of these teams advanc­ing to the Super­bowl and then win­ning, let’s con­sider a more inter­est­ing set of facts about them:

What does any of this have to do with school choice? Well, you’ll have to click here and read the rest of it to find out.

Starting this week I will be an occasional contributor for Watchdog.org.

My first piece for them is titled: The NFL playoffs can teach a lesson about competition and school choice

We are under two weeks away from one of America’s greatest sports spectacles, the Super Bowl, the televised pinnacle of competition in American football. That spirit of competitiveness can tell us something about the importance of school choice.

After the divisional round of the playoffs, four teams out of 32 remain standing- the Patriots and Colts in the AFC, and the Packers and defending champion Seahawks in the NFC.

While people more versed in football can evaluate the probability of each of these teams advancing to the Superbowl and then winning, let’s consider a more interesting set of facts about them:

What does any of this have to do with school choice? Well, you’ll have to click here and read the rest of it to find out.