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July 24, 2013

Black Parents in the South Favor Increased School Choice, Says New Survey

A survey of 1,700 African-American voters in four Southern states, released by a group that favors school choice, found that most want more educational options.

July 23, 2013

North Carolina Passes Vouchers for Spec. Ed., Poised to Expand

Lawmakers in North Carolina approved vouchers for students with special needs and will vote on a larger private school choice program Wednesday.

July 17, 2013

No Child Left Behind Rewrite Could Expand School Choice

School choice will be part of the debate when the U.S. House of Representatives takes up its version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, possibly as early as this week.

July 15, 2013

Roundup of This Week's School Choice News

A lawsuit in Washington state, scrutiny over the performance of charter schools and voucher programs, and a new charter association top the school choice headlines.

June 27, 2013

Wisconsin to Expand Private School Voucher Program Statewide

Expansion of the state's voucher program is one of the main provisions of a budget bill that Governor Scott Walker is expected to sign.

June 20, 2013

South Carolina Poised to Introduce Vouchers for Spec. Ed. Students

Pending approval from Gov. Nikki Haley, South Carolina will launch the state's first tax-credit scholarship program, available to students with disabilities.

June 13, 2013

Voucher Update: Debate Heats Up, Legislation Moves Forward

Lawmakers and education experts in Iowa, Louisiana, North Carolina, and Wisconsin are debating the merits and drawbacks to voucher programs.

June 07, 2013

New Funding Stream Found for La.'s Voucher Program

After the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled its funding mechanism unconstitutional, lawmakers reworked the program as a line item in the state budget.

May 31, 2013

Voucher Update: Cost Savings in Indiana and Possible Expansion in Wisconsin

Vouchers saved Indiana's public schools $5 million, says the department of education. And in Wisconsin, Republicans push for a voucher expansion.

May 29, 2013

La. Voucher Students' Test Scores Lower than State Average

Students in Louisiana's voucher program performed worse on state tests than students statewide.

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