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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.

October 10, 2014

Charters & Choice News Roundup: Bill Gates and Swedish Imports

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

D.C.'s Neediest Students Use School Vouchers at Lower Rates, Report Says

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

School Vouchers Save States Over $1 Billion, Says Report

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

Fla. Republican on Charlie Crist's Ed Reform Record: 'the Biggest 180'

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.

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