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The Ethan Allen Institute is Vermont’s free-market public policy research and education organization. Founded in 1993, we are one of fifty-plus similar but independent state-level, public policy organizations around the country which exchange ideas and information through the State Policy Network.
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3-5-15 – School Choice Benefits Kids in Poverty Most

by Rob Roper A persistent attack on school choice by its opponents is that allowing parents to choose the best school to fit their child’s needs is somehow...

3-4-14 – Rep. Sarah Buxton Trashes Vermont’s Tuitioning Towns

Posted by Rob Roper  At the end of a morning’s testimony, Rep. Sarah Buxton (D-Tunbridge), who serves as Clerk of the House Education Committee, went off on a...

3-3-15 – The Silent War on Mideast Christians

By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS–The spate of brutal and systematic attacks on Christian communities in Syria, Iraq and Egypt by the Islamic State has surged.  Yet despite...

SURVEY: Should Vermont Adopt Statewide School Choice to Lower Property Taxes and Improve Student Outcomes?

Families in over 90 Vermont towns enjoy full school choice today. They can send their children to places like St. Johnsbury Academy or Burr & Burton…. South Burlington...

2-27-15 – Bans, Taxes, and Regulations

by Hayden Dublois In recent years, Vermonters have seen a flurry of laws come out of Montpelier which have hiked tax rates, increased State spending, and imposed new...

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