Among several new mandates, the COAT Act from Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., would require charter-management organizations to hold "publicly disclosed and publicly accessible meetings."
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Lawmakers' concerns come as the Trump administration seeks to boost private school choice programs through a federal tax credit.
February 05, 2020
The phrase "government schools" dates back decades to the earliest origins of the school choice movement. Here's why Trump may have used used it in his State of the Union address.
February 04, 2020
In his State of the Union Address, President Donald Trump urged passage of a $5 billion federal program that would provide tax-credits to cover the cost of private school scholarships.
January 26, 2020
Could a U.S. Supreme Court case clear the way for charter schools run by religious organizations? Justice Stephen Breyer raised the question this week.
January 23, 2020
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos also invoked slavery in remarks on the abortion debate given to Christian college students in Washington Wednesday.
January 20, 2020
The U.S. Supreme Court will arguments in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, a case that's been closely watched by both friends and opponent of private school vouchers and tax-credit scholarship programs.
January 15, 2020
It's pretty obvious by now that many Democrats are growing increasingly uncomfortable supporting charter schools. But New Hampshire lawmakers have taken the unusual step of rejecting federal charter school grant money.
December 18, 2019
Over the past three years, states have used policy levers to push virtual schools to increase attendance and completion, and to make funding for them more transparent, according to the Education Commission of the States.
December 09, 2019
President Donald Trump held White House event to promote school choice and to urge Congress to consider a $5 billion federal tax-credit scholarship program.