The New Mexico state Court of Appeals has ruled that it is constitutional for the state to provide textbooks to private and religious schools. Meanwhile, the Washington Supreme Court hears legal arguments in a challenge to the state's charter law, and a Louisiana judge says a decision on a lawsuit over charter school funding will be coming soon.
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September 24, 2014
A year into his job running the National Association of Independent Schools, NAIS President John Chubb speaks with EW opinion blogger Peter Gow about issues facing private education.
September 23, 2014
A year into his job running the National Association of Independent Schools, John Chubb and EW opinion blogger Peter Gow discuss the rising cost of private school tuition.
April 30, 2014
A report from the Friedman Foundation takes a look at what happened when Roman Catholic schools in Washington, Miami, and Indianapolis converted to public charter schools.
February 14, 2014
The state's House of Representatives and Senate approved parallel bills to create a voucher program for special education students yesterday.
January 24, 2014
This Sunday marks the kickoff of the fourth annual National School Choice Week, which promotes school choice options through a variety of colorful events.
January 23, 2014
The Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice today released its annual report cataloging the various school choice programs around the country.
January 16, 2014
Private schools accepting voucher- and tax-credit-scholarship students should be required to administer state tests to those students and disclose the results, says the Fordham Institute.
January 07, 2014
Americans favor smaller class sizes and technology over education reforms such as vouchers and merit pay, says a new survey.
December 17, 2013
The Walton Family Foundation announced a $6 million investment to double the number of students participating in private school choice.