Speaking at an event in Washington for the release of the Brookings Institution's 2014 Education Choice and Competition Index, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said to "put the money in the kid's backpack."
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February 04, 2015
January 21, 2015
Governor Cuomo proposed raising the cap on charter schools in New York City and creating education tax-credits for private school scholarships.
December 30, 2014
Challengers backed by the state's teachers' union argued that the new law, which loosens eligibility requirements for the state's tax-credit scholarship program, was unconstitutional.
November 11, 2014
The state's tax-credit scholarship programs were created as part of law that has been challenged as unconstitutional.
September 24, 2014
A challenge to a Florida school choice law, backed by its statewide teachers' union, experienced a setback today when a county circuit judge dismissed the case based on lack of standing.
July 15, 2014
The Florida Education Association says it plans to take legal action over a new law expanding the state's tax-credit scholarship program.
June 25, 2014
Florida's new law broadening tax-credit scholarship eligibility to middle-income families is still far less expansive than other states.
June 20, 2014
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has signed into law a bill that will expand the state's tax-credit scholarship program to a larger range of students.
May 28, 2014
A state judge in Alabama strikes down a school-choice law that provides tax-credit scholarships for students at failing public schools to switch to higher-performing public or private schools.
May 05, 2014
Florida lawmakers have approved expanded eligibility for the state's tax-credit scholarship program, while Arizona's superintendent unveiled a plan regarding aid to certain private-school students.