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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.

July 23, 2015

North Carolina's School Vouchers Ruled Constitutional by State Supreme Court

The state's voucher program gives scholarships to low-income students to use at private schools.

May 22, 2015

New York Gov. Cuomo Resurrects Tax-Credit Scholarships

Parents in New York who send their children to private or out-of-district schools would receive tax credits under a proposal from Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

April 21, 2015

Texas Senate Approves Tax-Credit Scholarships; Will the House Go Along?

The bill would create scholarships worth up to $6,000 each for students to put towards the cost of attending private school. That's about three-quarters of what the state spends per student on public schools.

March 03, 2015

Alabama's Private School Choice Program Ruled Constitutional

The Alabama Accountability Act allows people and businesses to claim tax credits for donations to scholarships for students to use toward private school tuition.

February 04, 2015

Four Things Sen. Alexander Says the Feds Can Do to Expand School Choice

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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