Puerto Rico is looking to charter schools and school vouchers to help rebuild and improve its education system post-Hurricane Maria. But is it really on track to implement a New Orleans-style overhaul of its schools?
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February 09, 2018
February 05, 2018
After Tennessee lawmakers abandoned a push to create school vouchers, several struggling Memphis Catholic schools hope to remain open by converting into charter schools.
January 22, 2018
The week-long campaign highlighting school choice will feature events in dozens of cities nationwide with organizers projecting that 6.7 million people will participate.
December 20, 2017
Although expanding 529 savings accounts to include private K-12 tuition is a big victory for school choice advocates under Trump, not all school choice supporters are on board with the idea.
November 30, 2017
The vast majority of families using private school vouchers for children with disabilities are participating in programs that provide inaccurate or no information at all on the federal protections they are giving up, according to a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office.
November 17, 2017
Several new studies on large-scale voucher programs has complicated debates recently over private school choice—policies which allow families to use public money or aid to attend private schools, including religious ones.
November 02, 2017
Two things are at stake: the pro-school choice majority on school board in Colorado's Douglas County and the fate of a lawsuit over school vouchers that could land back in the U.S. Supreme Court.
October 02, 2017
A number of factors could be at play, from the growth of charter schools and private school vouchers, to economic pressures that made it impossible for families to keep one parent at home educating their children.
August 30, 2017
The state will join nearly 30 others that offer private school choice to families, a favorite policy initiative of the Trump administration.
August 08, 2017
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.