Wisconsin is home to one of the oldest voucher programs in the country, in Milwaukee.
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December 09, 2014
November 21, 2014
This school year marks the 25th anniversary of one of the country's first voucher initiatives: the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program.
November 21, 2014
The school choice pioneer often credited with creating one of the nation's first school voucher programs, Annette Polly Williams, died Nov. 9.
November 10, 2014
A school voucher program goes before the Colorado Supreme Court next month, three years after a judge first suspended the district-based pilot program.
November 03, 2014
The number of Indiana schoolchildren using vouchers has jumped this year. Meanwhile, Louisiana education department numbers released Monday show that fewer than half of voucher students who took state assessment tests passed.
October 13, 2014
Over the past decade, Wisconsin has spent around $139 million on school vouchers to private schools that were eventually kicked out of the state's program, according to a review by the Wisconsin State Journal.
October 10, 2014
This week's news roundup features soul searching articles on the state of K-12 education improvement efforts and stories on the gritty details—busing and buildings among them—of school choice.
October 07, 2014
A number of school vouchers go unused from the District of Columbia's Opportunity Scholarships Program, with some of the most disadvantaged students using the program at lower rates than others, according to a report from the Institute of Education Sciences.
September 30, 2014
A new report from a pro-school-choice group says school vouchers have saved states over $1 billion, but it's not clear where that money has gone.
September 29, 2014
Last week, Fla. Democrats weighed in on Governor Rick Scott's education reform initiatives. Today we get a Republican state representative's take on candidate Charlie Crist's ed reform record.