Video: School choice at work in rural America

Dec 15 2022 • By Roger Mooney

Editor’s note: This video spotlights a rural private school that caters to school choice students and is changing lives and communities for the better. To learn more about how choice is helping rural areas, check out our new paper, “Rerouting the Myths of Rural Education Choice.”

When you think of school choice, you probably don’t think of places like Bristol, Florida.

But you should!

Bristol is a one-stoplight town in bear country. It has 996 people. And it’s home to a beloved, home-grown private school called the Gold Star Private Academy.

Every student at Gold Star uses a state-funded school choice scholarship. And as you’ll see in this 4-minute video, their once-desperate parents couldn’t be happier.

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Roger Mooney