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November 13, 2017

School Choice Would Get Boost From Proposed Amendments to Senate Tax Bill

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., introduced the amendments to the Senate tax bill that could create federal incentives for increasing private school choice.

November 06, 2017

The GOP Has a New Vehicle for School Choice, But Are the Wealthy at the Wheel?

Recent data shows that most Americans are not aware of the savings plans that could be used to expand private school choice in the proposed Republican rewrite of the tax code.

October 19, 2017

Report: Trump Seeks $1 Billion School Choice Measure for Military Families

The Trump administration wants $1 billion for a new education savings account program for military families living on bases, according to a report from a news and opinion organization run by several high-profile former staffers from President Barack Obama's administration, among others.

September 27, 2017

GOP Tax Proposal Silent on Private School Choice Boost, For Now

The GOP's "Unified Framework for Fixing a Broken Tax Code" does not mention any tax credit for donations to groups sponsoring scholarships to private schools.

September 05, 2017

Here's Where School Choice Bills Stand as Congress Restarts

School choice programs the Trump administration wants in next year's budget haven't gotten traction, at least with House lawmakers. But those aren't the only choice plans Congress has before it.

August 15, 2017

How Does the 'Trump Effect' Change the Public's View of Education?

An annual survey by an education policy journal found that President Donald Trump polarized the public's views on education issues such as school choice and the Common Core State Standards.

August 02, 2017

How a Savings Program Could Be Used to Expand School Choice

School choice supporters could push to allow parents to save for private school the same way many save for college: through 529 plans, which offer tax advantages.

July 27, 2017

Critics of Private School Choice to Push Tax-Focused Bill in Congress

Upcoming legislation from an Alabama Democrat is designed to prevent "double-dipping" by donors to state organizations that provide private school scholarships.

July 26, 2017

School Choice Champion Announces Run for Senate Seat

Rep. Luke Messer was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2012, and has been one of the foremost supporters of choice since then

July 24, 2017

School Choice Smackdown? Two Big Supporters May Jockey for Senate Seat

U.S. Reps. Luke Messer and Todd Rokita, both Indiana Republicans, are big fans of school choice and could seek the GOP nomination for Indiana's U.S. Senate seat in 2018.

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