Bills to expand or create new public school choice options, including vouchers, have been introduced in 34 states, but some have failed despite the Trump administration's enthusiasm for expanding choice.
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April 05, 2017
March 27, 2017
President Trump's proposed cuts to major K-12 programs such as Title II would hit charters and private schools in ways that are similar to traditional public schools.
March 16, 2017
President Donald Trump's proposed federal budget would carve more than $13 billion from federal education spending, but would boost investments on school choice initiatives like vouchers and charter school grants.
March 14, 2017
Lawmakers in Tennessee, Texas and Nevada are all considering legislation related to school vouchers or education savings this year.
February 28, 2017
Without any specifics, President Trump urged federal lawmakers to enact school choice legislation that would benefit "disadvantaged youth, including millions of African-American and Latino children."
February 15, 2017
Although Betsy DeVos' confirmation as education secretary highlighted the debates over school vouchers and charter schools, it's in statehouses where most school choice education policy is made.
January 19, 2017
Gov. Brian Sandoval proposed $60 million in his state budget plan to reboot Nevada's education savings account program which has been in legal limbo.
January 18, 2017
The Florida Tax Credit Scholarship program is a voucher-like program that helps nearly 98,000 low-income students in Florida pay for tuition at private schools.
January 04, 2017
Betsy DeVos has been influential in shaping school choice policy in Michigan, but has not succeeded in bringing a school voucher program to her home state.
December 22, 2016
Education Week reporter Arianna Prothero explains the different forms of public and private school choice: charter schools, vouchers, tax-credit scholarships and education savings accounts.