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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."

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.

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