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November 28, 2016

Why Trump's Plan for a Massive School Voucher Program Might Not Work

Will billionaire Betsy DeVos' nomination as Education Secretary be a boon for school choice at the expense of traditional public schools? Here's what we know.

September 13, 2016

Private School Choice Programs Muddle Delivery of Federal Services, Says GAO

The Government Accountability Office also says the Education Department should give states and districts guidance on this issue.

September 08, 2016

Trump Says He'll Be 'Nation's Biggest Cheerleader for School Choice'

During a visit to an Ohio charter school, the GOP presidential nominee pitched a plan to offer states the chance to use $20 billion in federal money to create school vouchers.

July 15, 2016

Mich. Governor Requests Court to Weigh in on Legality of Private School Funding

The state's budget sets aside $2.5 million to help private schools meet state mandates.

July 07, 2016

Ohio Vouchers Have Mixed Impact on Student Performance, Study Finds

The study found that school vouchers in Ohio were not particularly beneficial for the students who used them, but were modestly beneficial for the voucher-eligible students who opted not to use them.

June 08, 2016

Voucher Funding Mostly Insufficient for Special Needs Students, Report Finds

Some see vouchers as offering greater flexibility and the potential for a better school fit for students with disabilities, says a new report from the Council for Parent Advocates and Attorneys.

March 14, 2016

Legislation to Create Private School Choice Program Stalls in Oklahoma

Oklahoma lawmakers will not consider legislation this session to create an education savings account program.

February 29, 2016

How to Choose a School: Advice From Two School Choice Consultants

Charter, magnet, district, or private school? As school choice expands, more parents are facing those questions. Here are some practical tips on how to pick a school from two experts.

February 04, 2016

Denver Gets High Marks for School Choice in Brookings Report

Denver is the first large school district to receive an A grade from the Brookings Institution's annual Education Choice and Competition Index.

February 01, 2016

It's Catholic Schools Week: Here's a (Brief) Update on How the Sector Is Doing

This week marks the 42nd annual national Catholic Schools Week, and a lot has changed in the Catholic schooling landscape in the U.S.

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