H.R. 610, a bill to create federally supported vouchers, is getting a lot of attention in the education community, but it faces several obstacles.
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March 14, 2017
March 06, 2017
A left-leaning Washington think tank issued a report last Friday, "Vouchers Are Not a Viable Solution for Vast Swaths of America," that examined the impact of a nationwide voucher program.
March 03, 2017
Many students at St. Andrew Catholic School near Orlando take advantage of the state's tax-credit scholarship program, a form of school choice, which President Donald Trump strongly supports.
March 02, 2017
Any federal measure to create Washington-backed education tax credits probably wouldn't go through the House and Senate education committees. That leaves open a couple of possibilities.
February 02, 2017
It's unclear whether President Donald Trump's $20 billion federal voucher plan has legs. But don't mistake that for a lack of overall enthusiasm among GOP lawmakers for expanding school choice.
February 01, 2017
A 2015 Senate vote on a federal school choice bill provides a clue about which senators might not be big DeVos fans.
January 26, 2017
School choice is front-and-center in national debates about education, in large part because of Trump's nominee for education secretary, Betsy DeVos.
January 24, 2017
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., and other GOP lawmakers said they're confident the nominee for education secretary will be confirmed despite opposition from Democrats and others.
January 18, 2017
The education secretary-designee drew sharply positive and negative reactions to her answers to questions involving special education, guns in schools, and school choice
January 04, 2017
The former education secretary's comments come amid worries that the incoming Trump administration won't be as aggressive as the Obama administration in standing up for students' civil rights.