Virginia's Republican attorney general says that a new tax credit program that funds scholarships for students to attend private schools does not violate the state's constitution.

A number of Southern states have approved laws to expand charter schools in recent years, but their policies for regulating their quality vary greatly.

A new paper argues that charter schools are hurting Catholic schools by luring their students away, particularly at elementary and middle school grades.

A legislative proposal in North Carolina would give corporations tax credits if they contribute to a program that awards vouchers to low-income students for private school tuition.

Join Education Week for a webinar on parent engagement in schools on June 21st, at 2 p.m. A pair of leading researchers on the topic will offer their thoughts, then take questions from the audience.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney navigates some tricky school choice issues in his blueprint for education.

GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney touts vouchers, charters, and open enrollment in a new education plan unveiled Wednesday.

Supporters of putting a referendum to allow charter schools in Washington will need to collect 241,000 signatures of registered voters by July to have an item placed on the statewide ballot this fall.

A New York Times investigation finds that some tax-credit scholarship programs, despite being sold as serving needy students, are in fact providing awards to relatively affluent students who are already enrolled in private schools.

The BASIS Schools, which has drawn praise for setting high academic standards and achieving top test scores, will open a new campus in D.C. in fall of 2012.


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