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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.

December 09, 2014

Wisconsin School Voucher Program About to Hit 30,000 Student Mark

Wisconsin is home to one of the oldest voucher programs in the country, in Milwaukee.

November 21, 2014

Charters & Choice News Roundup: Happy 25th Birthday to School Vouchers

This school year marks the 25th anniversary of one of the country's first voucher initiatives: the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program.

November 21, 2014

Q&A With Howard Fuller on 'The Mother of School Choice,' Annette Polly Williams

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

Colorado Voucher Lawsuit Gets a Date With the State Supreme Court

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

School Vouchers: Indiana Enrollment Soars, Achievement Drags in Louisiana

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

Wisconsin Sunk $139 Million Into Private Schools Booted From Voucher Program

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.

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