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June 30, 2020

What the Supreme Court's Ruling on Religious Schools Means in Practice

Groups on all sides of the debate over private school choice agree that a U.S. Supreme Court ruling will be tremendously consequential. But it may take some time for the ripple effects to spread.

May 05, 2020

Court Bars Tennessee From Starting School Voucher Program

A court said legislators violated the state's constitution when they passed a law that targeted specific areas to be included in the program without local consent.

January 26, 2020

Church-Run Charter Schools? Supreme Court Argument Stirs the Discussion

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.

June 20, 2019

Despite Fierce Teacher Opposition, West Virginia House Votes to Allow Charter Schools

The West Virginia House of Delegates passed its version of a sweeping education omnibus bill, which would allow the state's first charter schools.

March 21, 2018

Puerto Rico Governor Signs Bill to Expand Choice and Revamp Public Schools

Puerto Rico's legislature has approved a major education bill that will overhaul the island's educational system and pave the way for vouchers, as well as schools intended to resemble charters.

February 13, 2018

How Would Trump's Latest Proposed School Choice Initiative Work?

Once again, the Trump administration has made expanded school choice the signature initiative in its education budget proposal. But the details in the fiscal 2019 spending blueprint deserve some clarification.

May 23, 2017

Trump Budget Would Slash Education Dept. Spending, Boost School Choice

The president's 2018 fiscal plan would cut spending for teacher development, after-school enrichment, and career and technical education, but faces an uncertain future in Congress.

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.

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