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August 08, 2017

Massive Expansion of Arizona School Choice Program Could be Blocked

A group that aims to halt a the expansion says it has collected enough signatures for a petition to stop the new law from taking effect.

July 19, 2017

3 Things to Watch for in DeVos' Speech to ALEC

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is scheduled to speak to state lawmakers and industry leaders at the American Legislative Exchange Council's annual meeting on Thursday. What will be her central message?

July 13, 2017

As Trump and DeVos Push for Private School Choice, Opponents Highlight Vouchers' Racist Past

School vouchers were used during the Jim Crow era to perpetuate segregation post Brown v. Board of Education, says a new report from the Center for American Progress.

June 30, 2017

Why We Should Expect More Lawsuits Over Private School Vouchers

Law professor Steven Green says that although the Supreme Court didn't blow the lid off of state constitutional bans on church aid, it did open the door a bit.

June 27, 2017

School Voucher Advocates React to Supreme Court's Trinity Lutheran Ruling

For school voucher supporters hoping the Supreme Court's decision in the Trinity Lutheran case would dismantle major barriers to expanding voucher programs, Monday's ruling didn't offer much clarity.

May 24, 2017

Trump's Budget Disappoints Many School Choice Advocates Too

Although school choice was a clear winner in President Trump's proposed budget, many school choice advocates were hesitant in their support of the spending plan.

May 18, 2017

Arizona's Expansive Voucher-Like Program May Face Challenge at Ballot Box

A new group called Save Our Schools Arizona is collecting signatures to put a referendum on the ballot to halt the recent expansion of Arizona's voucher program, which is scheduled to take effect in August.

April 05, 2017

Most States Are Pushing Private School Choice Bills, But Some Are Faltering

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.

March 27, 2017

How President Trump's Budget Could Hurt Charters and Private Schools

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

School Choice a Big Winner in President Trump's Budget

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.

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