Proposition 305 had become one of the most contentious ballot-box battles over school choice in the 2018 midterm elections. But its loss is not necessarily a defeat for school choice advocates.
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November 07, 2018
November 06, 2018
A California election for an education post is smashing campaign spending records again, largely fueled by wealthy charter school boosters and teachers' unions.
October 19, 2018
The push to make 1.1 million of Arizona's school children eligible for vouchers has been both contentious and confounding,with questions about whether voters are interpreting the ballot language correctly.
August 21, 2018
In the era of Betsy DeVos, public opinion may have soured on the word voucher, but not the idea, a new poll finds.
July 24, 2018
After being fired from KIPP over allegations of sexual misconduct, the network's co-founder Michael Feinberg is launching a new organization called the Texas School Venture Fund that will help set up new schools in the state.
June 28, 2018
In the bruising arena of school choice and electoral politics, teachers' unions have long been the primary opposition to efforts to expand charter schools and vouchers at the ballot box.
March 13, 2018
In a Big Win for Charter School Advocates, Louisiana Supreme Court Rules Charter Funding Is Constitutional
Charter advocates have been fighting back similar legal challenges in other states.
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.
January 19, 2018
A number of free, online courses are offered to help local advocates and lawmakers get steeped in education policy and related issues with the goal of more effectively pushing for changes to public schools, such as expanding choice or stricter accountability for teachers.
January 11, 2018
Midterm elections—not necessarily U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and President Donald Trump—are likely to have the most impact on efforts to expand school choice in the states in 2018, advocates say.