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April 20, 2018

How Congress Could Give School Choice to Military Kids Without an Impact Aid Uproar

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos met with Pentagon officials Thursday to talk about one of her favorite topics: Extending school choice to the children of military personnel.

April 10, 2018

Military Coalition Tells Congress Not to Raid Federal Budget for School Choice

The consortium representing various veterans' groups and uniformed associations is pushing back on the Education Savings Accounts for Military Families Act, which was introduced last month by Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind.

March 21, 2018

Puerto Rico Governor Signs Bill to Expand Choice and Revamp Public Schools

Puerto Rico's legislature has approved a major education bill that will overhaul the island's educational system and pave the way for vouchers, as well as schools intended to resemble charters.

March 07, 2018

GOP Bill Would Create ESAs for Military Families, Using Impact Aid

A Republican lawmaker wants to create Education Savings Accounts for military families, using money now given to school districts that receive federal Impact Aid.

January 24, 2018

GOP Lawmaker Revives Push to Create New Tax Break for Home Schooling

Rep. Luke Messer, R-Ind., has introduced legislation to allow money in 529 savings plans to be used for home-schooling expenses, a proposal that was stripped out of a late version of the recent tax-code overhaul.

December 20, 2017

Will the Tax Bill Benefit Private Schools at the Expense of Poor Students in Public Education?

Are private schools poised to benefit at the expense of low-income students, thanks to the GOP tax bill? One supporter of school choice says yes.

December 19, 2017

Late Drama Leads Home Schooling Provision to Be Stripped From Tax Bill

The Senate parliamentarian ruled that a provision in the GOP tax bill giving a tax advantage to money saved for home schooling costs violated Senate rules.

December 15, 2017

Final Tax Bill Keeps Teacher Deduction at $250, Cuts State and Local Deductions

After extensive negotiations, a congressional conference committee has agreed to a final tax reform bill that could impact state and local funding and teachers' pocketbooks, as well as school choice.

December 13, 2017

Most Educators At Least Slightly Wary of Wading Into Politics, Survey Says

"Educator Political Perceptions: A National Survey" is a just-released poll of the nation's educators from the Education Week Research Center.

November 30, 2017

Senators Fail (So Far) to Attach School Choice Measures to Tax Bill

Several amendments to expand school choice in various ways have yet to gain traction as part of the Senate's bid to overhaul the tax code.

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