A new group called Save Our Schools Arizona is collecting signatures to put a referendum on the ballot to halt the recent expansion of Arizona's voucher program, which is scheduled to take effect in August.
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May 18, 2017
May 14, 2017
A new poll finds most people know little about charter schools and private-school vouchers, despite the high-profile attention school choice has received under President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.
May 03, 2017
At an event promoting school choice at the White House, Trump praised the Opportunity Scholarship Program for improving children's lives and for its high graduation rate.
May 03, 2017
In its bipartisan budget deal, Congress inserted language that will prohibit the use of the most-rigorous scientific research methods for new evaluations of the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship program.
April 27, 2017
Critics of the federally funded voucher program quickly pounced on the study's findings to throw cold water on the Trump administration's push to expand private school voucher programs.
April 05, 2017
Bills to expand or create new public school choice options, including vouchers, have been introduced in 34 states, but some have failed despite the Trump administration's enthusiasm for expanding choice.
March 21, 2017
The Politics K-12's team took a look at Trump's proposal to use $1 billion in additional Title I aid to states to encourage public school choice.
March 20, 2017
The Education Commission of the States released a state-by-state comparison of voucher programs that allow public funds to follow students to private schools.
March 16, 2017
President Donald Trump's proposed federal budget would carve more than $13 billion from federal education spending, but would boost investments on school choice initiatives like vouchers and charter school grants.
March 14, 2017
Lawmakers in Tennessee, Texas and Nevada are all considering legislation related to school vouchers or education savings this year.