Several new studies on large-scale voucher programs has complicated debates recently over private school choice—policies which allow families to use public money or aid to attend private schools, including religious ones.
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November 17, 2017
November 08, 2017
The union victory will likely spell the end of a Colorado county's school-voucher program as well as a high-profile lawsuit that could have become a vehicle for expanding vouchers across the country.
November 02, 2017
Two things are at stake: the pro-school choice majority on school board in Colorado's Douglas County and the fate of a lawsuit over school vouchers that could land back in the U.S. Supreme Court.
October 25, 2017
The Black Alliance for Educational Options has been advocating for school choice for low-income and working class African-American families for nearly 20 years.
October 02, 2017
A number of factors could be at play, from the growth of charter schools and private school vouchers, to economic pressures that made it impossible for families to keep one parent at home educating their children.
September 27, 2017
An Urban Institute study has found that students attending private school with the help of a state-sponsored program in Florida enrolled in college at higher rates than their public school peers, but participation in the program did not boost rates of degree attainment.
September 26, 2017
Despite increased attention brought on by the Trump Administration, a new poll finds many Indiana families are unaware of the state's voucher programs.
September 01, 2017
Illinois lawmakers have created a program to use tax-credits to send thousands of kids to private schools. But the program has testing and anti-discrimination requirements that make it unique from other states'.
August 30, 2017
The state will join nearly 30 others that offer private school choice to families, a favorite policy initiative of the Trump administration.
August 15, 2017
Pollsters hypothesize that the causes may include changing dynamics within the Democratic Party, as well as high-profile debates over charter school expansion.