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.
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September 24, 2014
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.
March 11, 2014
The KIPP network in New Jersey tapped historic tax credits in order to help purchase and renovate an 1880s school building.
January 24, 2014
This Sunday marks the kickoff of the fourth annual National School Choice Week, which promotes school choice options through a variety of colorful events.
January 23, 2014
The Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice today released its annual report cataloging the various school choice programs around the country.
January 16, 2014
Private schools accepting voucher- and tax-credit-scholarship students should be required to administer state tests to those students and disclose the results, says the Fordham Institute.