Will billionaire Betsy DeVos' nomination as Education Secretary be a boon for school choice at the expense of traditional public schools? Here's what we know.
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November 28, 2016
November 23, 2016
Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's choice for U.S. Secretary of Education, has a long record of supporting school choice.
November 18, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump's biggest education pitch during the presidential campaign was for a $20 billion voucher program that students could use at both public and private schools.
November 15, 2016
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval says he'll help lawmakers get the state's embattled school voucher-like program properly funded.
September 29, 2016
The decision was based on how the voucher-like program is financed, not on the program itself, which is unprecedented in its scope.
September 13, 2016
The Government Accountability Office also says the Education Department should give states and districts guidance on this issue.
September 12, 2016
From the 25th anniversary of the first charter school law, to major civil rights groups calling for a moratorium on charters, it's been a busy summer for school choice.
September 08, 2016
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.
August 11, 2016
McMullin, a former CIA officer who used to work as a Republican congressional staffer, said school choice benefits students in poverty.
July 29, 2016
Two lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of Nevada's sweeping new school choice law are scheduled to be heard back-to-back by the state's supreme court Friday.