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February 15, 2017

From Charter Schools to Vouchers: School Choice Bills to Watch This Year

Although Betsy DeVos' confirmation as education secretary highlighted the debates over school vouchers and charter schools, it's in statehouses where most school choice education policy is made.

January 25, 2017

School Choice Week Offers Republicans Chance to Rally Support for DeVos

Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., and other GOP lawmakers said they're confident the nominee for education secretary will be confirmed despite opposition from Democrats and others.

January 18, 2017

Florida Supreme Court Rejects Lawsuit Challenging Private School Choice

The Florida Tax Credit Scholarship program is a voucher-like program that helps nearly 98,000 low-income students in Florida pay for tuition at private schools.

January 04, 2017

Why Michigan Doesn't Have School Vouchers and Probably Never Will

Betsy DeVos has been influential in shaping school choice policy in Michigan, but has not succeeded in bringing a school voucher program to her home state.

November 28, 2016

Why Trump's Plan for a Massive School Voucher Program Might Not Work

Will billionaire Betsy DeVos' nomination as Education Secretary be a boon for school choice at the expense of traditional public schools? Here's what we know.

September 13, 2016

Private School Choice Programs Muddle Delivery of Federal Services, Says GAO

The Government Accountability Office also says the Education Department should give states and districts guidance on this issue.

September 08, 2016

Trump Says He'll Be 'Nation's Biggest Cheerleader for School Choice'

During a visit to an Ohio charter school, the GOP presidential nominee pitched a plan to offer states the chance to use $20 billion in federal money to create school vouchers.

January 22, 2016

National School Choice Week Kicks Off on Sunday

National School Choice Week highlights all forms of school choice, including charter schools, private schools, and home schooling.

December 09, 2015

New Orleans, Indiana, Nevada Top Charter and School Choice Rankings

Those are the findings from two separate reports released this week by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and the National Association for of Charter School Authorizers.

August 18, 2015

Poll: Support for School Choice Remains Strong, But Slides

Education Next and the Harvard Kennedy School found a majority of Americans surveyed support charter schools and school voucher-like programs.

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