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August 27, 2015

ACLU Announces Lawsuit Challenging Nevada's New School Choice Law

The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada says it's filing a lawsuit challenging the state's new school voucher-like program also known as education savings accounts.

August 21, 2015

Milwaukee Private, Charter Schools to Benefit From New Law on Empty Buildings

Historically, the Milwaukee schools have been reluctant to sell vacant facilities, especially to potential competitors that could siphon off its students - and state funding. But new legislation is forcing the district's hand.

August 07, 2015

U.S. Charter School Network BASIS Is Opening a Private School in China

The charter school network BASIS will open a private school in Shenzhen, China, in what the organization hopes will lead to further international expansion.

July 23, 2015

North Carolina's School Vouchers Ruled Constitutional by State Supreme Court

The state's voucher program gives scholarships to low-income students to use at private schools.

July 15, 2015

School Choice Expansion Nixed from ESEA Rewrite for the Second Time

South Carolina and Republican Senator Tim Scott's attempt to add Title I portability language to the bill failed.

July 01, 2015

Will Wisc. Lawmakers Let Home-School Students Play District Sports?

A measure in Wisconsin's proposed K-12 budget would allow home-school students to play sports on public school teams.

June 26, 2015

Charter Network Launches Private Schools: Charters & Choice News Roundup

Arizona-based BASIS charter school network is starting to get into the private school business. That story and more on the Charters & Choice news roundup.

April 21, 2015

Texas Senate Approves Tax-Credit Scholarships; Will the House Go Along?

The bill would create scholarships worth up to $6,000 each for students to put towards the cost of attending private school. That's about three-quarters of what the state spends per student on public schools.

March 03, 2015

Alabama's Private School Choice Program Ruled Constitutional

The Alabama Accountability Act allows people and businesses to claim tax credits for donations to scholarships for students to use toward private school tuition.

February 27, 2015

The National Association of Independent Schools 2015 Conference in 12 Tweets

The annual NAIS conference tackled new issues surrounding blended learning and perennial issues like recruiting students.

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