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.
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February 02, 2017
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.
December 12, 2016
School choice isn't easy to do in the rural states and communities that played such a large part in the President-elect's Electoral College victory.
December 01, 2016
The Foundation for Excellence in Education, founded by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, hosted its annual summit in Washington, focusing this year on the Every Student Succeeds Act.
November 22, 2016
With the dust still settling from the Nov. 8 election, who will prosper under Donald Trump's presidency, and who'll be wearing sackcloth and ashes in the political wilderness?
November 18, 2016
The last time a president's child attended public school was in the late 1970s during Jimmy Carter's presidency. The question now is where will President-elect Donald Trump's son go?