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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."

January 21, 2015

New York's Governor Lays Out Big Plans for Expanding School Choice

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

First of Two Lawsuits Involving Florida School Choice Law Dismissed

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

Alabama's Private School Choice Law to Get State High Court Review

The state's tax-credit scholarship programs were created as part of law that has been challenged as unconstitutional.

September 24, 2014

Challenge to Florida School Choice Law Hits Setback

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

Fla. Teachers' Union Challenges State's New Tax-Credit Scholarship Law

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

How Does Florida's Expanded Tax Credit Scholarship Law Compare Nationally?

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 Governor Signs Tax-Credit Scholarship Expansion Bill

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

Judge Strikes Down Alabama's Tax-Credit Scholarship

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 Tax-Credit Scholarships Set to Reach Bigger Demographic

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.

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