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.
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October 10, 2014
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.
September 26, 2014
Education has become a major part of the governor's race in Florida, and school choice polices are no exception.
August 27, 2014
A new report from the Center for Education Reform ranks states based on the quality of their school voucher programs.
August 21, 2014
North Carolina Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood has ruled that the state's school voucher program is unconstitutional because the program does not "accomplish a public purpose."
July 09, 2014
Even though voucher programs and charter schools started at roughly the same time, the charter sector has grown much faster. A new report outlines the best practices the private school choice movement should take from the charter school sector.
June 26, 2014
A majority of Americans favor school choice policies, and support for some, such as school vouchers, are growing according to survey findings released Thursday by the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice.
June 19, 2014
The Indiana Department of Education released a report saying the state's voucher program cost it $16 million this last school year.