The Annenberg Institute for School Reform outlines the history of parent trigger laws and provides suggestions for alternate paths to school reform.


Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Sen. Dan Patrick outlined an education reform plan that includes lifting caps on charters and starting tax-credit scholarships.


Charter school students in Indiana outperformed their traditional public school counterparts, and the showing among Indianapolis' charter schoool population was especially strong, a new study shows.


Louisiana's Tangipahoa Parish will be allowed to continue its voucher program temporarily despite a recent ruling that it violated desegregation provisions.


A new study finds families of charter school kindergartners are more than twice as likely as their public school peers to file for vaccination exemptions.


The National Education Policy Center's managing director William Mathis outlines the many factors at play in creating school funding formulas for schools of choice.


The Pennsylvania Department of Education will evaluate the proposals amid concerns about the cost and quality of cyber charter schools.


Gov. Bobby Jindal, who has promoted vouchers in his state, described teacher unions as a major obstacle to the expansion of school choice. Unions have been sharply critical of the governor's agenda, saying it undermines public education.


Education Week staff writer Katie Ash will be covering the charters and choice beat and blogging regularly here.

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, a Republican who could be a contender for the White House, proposes a federal tax credit to cover families' private school costs.


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