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March 26, 2015

Tennessee Lawmakers Consider New Type of School Voucher Program

The proposal would allow any of the state's students covered under the IDEA to use state and local funds for private education, including college courses.

March 17, 2015

School Voucher Proposals to Watch: Q&A With Advocate, Part 2

Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice's policy expert Leslie Hiner weighs in on what's cooking in state legislatures.

March 13, 2015

Charters & Choice News Roundup: Former NBA Star Makes Pitch for Vouchers

This week in the Charters & Choice news roundup: While former NBA star Allan Houston pushes for vouchers in Tennessee, Arizona and Florida pilot a radical new kind of choice program.

March 03, 2015

D.C. School Vouchers Once Again Caught Up in Federal Fiscal Fight

The voucher program, which provides low-income students with up to $12,000 for use at private schools, is no stranger to testy funding battles.

February 24, 2015

Indiana Private Schools Could Get Nearly $116 Million in State's Voucher Program

Two new reports detail the exponential growth of the state's school voucher program.

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 27, 2015

Scrapping Federally Mandated Tests Will Hurt School Choice, Advocates Say

How can parents make smart decisions about where to spend their vouchers or which charter schools to pick if they don't have annual testing data at their fingertips?

January 26, 2015

Fifth Annual National School Choice Week Kicks Off

More than 11,000 events celebrating school choice are planned in all 50 states throughout the week.

January 21, 2015

Why Private Schools Are Opting Out of Voucher Programs

Regulation and maintaining independence are the primary reasons private schools choose not to participate in voucher or tax-credit scholarship programs, according to a new report

January 05, 2015

Congressman Asks for Federal Review of Milwaukee's School Voucher Program

Rep. Mark Pocan, a Democrat, has asked the U.S. Government Accountability Office to compare numerous outcomes between the voucher-receiving schools and local public schools.

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