The Politics K-12's team took a look at Trump's proposal to use $1 billion in additional Title I aid to states to encourage public school choice.
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March 21, 2017
March 20, 2017
The Education Commission of the States released a state-by-state comparison of voucher programs that allow public funds to follow students to private schools.
March 16, 2017
President Donald Trump's proposed federal budget would carve more than $13 billion from federal education spending, but would boost investments on school choice initiatives like vouchers and charter school grants.
March 14, 2017
Lawmakers in Tennessee, Texas and Nevada are all considering legislation related to school vouchers or education savings this year.
March 06, 2017
A new report from the left-leaning Center for American Progress finds that in 85 percent of school districts, vouchers could either fail or are very likely to fail. The Trump administration is mulling how to dramatically expand K-12 choice programs.
February 28, 2017
Without any specifics, President Trump urged federal lawmakers to enact school choice legislation that would benefit "disadvantaged youth, including millions of African-American and Latino children."
February 16, 2017
In her first public address as a confirmed member of President Donald Trump's administration, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos chose to speak to members of the Magnet School Association of America.
February 15, 2017
Although Betsy DeVos' confirmation as education secretary highlighted the debates over school vouchers and charter schools, it's in statehouses where most school choice education policy is made.
February 07, 2017
Billionaire school choice advocate Betsy DeVos squeaked across the finish line to win Senate confirmation as President Donald Trump's secretary of education, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking the tie.
February 01, 2017
In a letter to the Senate majority and minority leaders, Eli Broad urged them to reject fellow billionaire and school choice advocate Betsy DeVos' nomination.