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March 22, 2017

Watch John King Talk Vouchers, Trump Budget in Facebook Live Interview

Education Week correspondent Kavitha Cardoza sat down with former U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr., who sharply criticized cuts to education programs proposed by President Donald Trump.

March 14, 2017

Here's What You Should Know About That Voucher Bill From Rep. Steve King

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.

March 06, 2017

National Voucher Program Could Bleed Many School Districts Dry, Report Says

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.

July 26, 2016

A 'Black Men for Bernie' Activist Backing School Choice, Tougher Accountability

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont isn't famous for promoting school choice—but that doesn't daunt Wilson Holts, one of his fans in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention.

April 29, 2016

House of Representatives Passes D.C. Voucher Reauthorization Bill

Earlier this month, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved the bill, which is sponsored by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah

April 14, 2016

House Oversight Committee Reauthorizes D.C. Voucher Program

H.R. 4901, the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act from Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, would reauthorize the D.C. voucher program for three years.

January 28, 2016

Ted Cruz and Education: Five Facts to Know Before the Iowa Caucuses

As a White House hopeful, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz epitomizes several Republican positions regarding education, particularly when it comes to the federal government's role in public schools.

October 26, 2015

Rep. Paul Ryan Close to Taking Over as Speaker: Here's His K-12 Record

Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan is poised to become the next Speaker of the House of Representatives. What does his record indicate what he could do regarding education policy?

October 21, 2015

House Votes to Reauthorize D.C. School Voucher Program

The D.C. voucher program is a favorite of House Speaker John A. Boehner, and he's intent on making sure his name stays with the program even after he leaves Congress.

September 17, 2015

Common Core, Choice, and a Teenage Clockmaker Highlight Ed. in GOP Debates

Fans of discussions about K-12 policy had little to cheer about Wednesday, but education did get occasional mentions from some of the GOP candidates.

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