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July 22, 2016

School Choice Gets a Nod at the RNC, But That's About It

Education wasn't necessarily a prominent topic at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week, but when it was mentioned, the focus was on school choice.

July 07, 2016

Ohio Vouchers Have Mixed Impact on Student Performance, Study Finds

The study found that school vouchers in Ohio were not particularly beneficial for the students who used them, but were modestly beneficial for the voucher-eligible students who opted not to use them.

July 05, 2016

For New School Choice Laws, 2016 Has Been a Slow Year

Get a rundown on major choice bills that have passed or sputtered so far this year.

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.

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