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June 08, 2016

Voucher Funding Mostly Insufficient for Special Needs Students, Report Finds

Some see vouchers as offering greater flexibility and the potential for a better school fit for students with disabilities, says a new report from the Council for Parent Advocates and Attorneys.

April 29, 2016

Bill Reauthorizing D.C. Private School Voucher Program Passes U.S. House

Earlier this month, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved the bill, which is sponsored by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah

April 14, 2016

D.C. Voucher Program Reauthorized by U.S. House Oversight Committee

H.R. 4901, the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act from Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, would reauthorize the D.C. voucher program for three years.

March 25, 2016

Arizona Lawmakers Scale Back Private School Choice Expansion Plan

A retooled bill would limit the new phase of expansion of Arizona's education savings account program to children from families who qualify for the federal free and reduced-price meals program.

March 15, 2016

La. Gov. Edwards Wants to Restrict Voucher Use, Charter School Growth

The recommendation comes as the state faces a $2 billion budget deficit after tax cuts under the former governor and decreased revenues due to the fall in oil prices.

March 14, 2016

Legislation to Create Private School Choice Program Stalls in Oklahoma

Oklahoma lawmakers will not consider legislation this session to create an education savings account program.

March 03, 2016

Kentucky Lawmakers File Bills to Allow Charter Schools in the State

A new pro-charter school governor might help Kentucky lawmakers finally get a charter bill over the finish line this year.

February 23, 2016

Student Test-Score Performance Fell in Louisiana Voucher Program, Study Finds

Participation in Louisiana's private school voucher program has had a negative impact on student test scores, according to researchers at Tulane University and the University of Arkansas.

February 21, 2016

Black Alliance for Educational Options Announces Plan to Reboot

BAEO plans to hold what it's calling a national innovation contest to come up with ideas to reshape the organization

February 16, 2016

Oklahoma High Court Ruling on Vouchers May Help Pass Another School Choice Bill

The Oklahoma supreme court's ruling that vouchers are constitutional could help pass a bill to create an education savings account program.

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