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April 02, 2013

Pakistan Embraces Vouchers to Boost Enrollment

More than 140,000 Pakistani students in the Punjab region are using vouchers to pay for their education, according to Sir Michael Barber's new book.

March 19, 2013

Louisiana Supreme Court to Rule on Voucher Program

The court will decide whether to uphold a lower court's ruling that the voucher program improperly funnels money from public to religious schools.

March 18, 2013

Charter Expansions and Voucher Initiatives Face Votes in State Legislatures

A variety of bills regarding the expansion of charter schools and tax-credit scholarship programs are moving through state legislatures.

March 05, 2013

Tax-Credit Vouchers Pushed Through Ala. Legislature

In a surprise move, legislators in Alabama pushed through a school flexibility bill, which was retooled shortly before its passage to include tax-credit vouchers.

February 15, 2013

A Round-Up of School Choice Legislation Across the U.S.

From vouchers and tax credits to charter schools and parent trigger laws, many state legislatures are debating the merits and drawbacks of school choice.

February 13, 2013

Milwaukee Public Schools Outperform Voucher Schools in Program, Report Says

Although demographics for students in Milwaukee Public Schools and the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program are similar, those in MPCP perform slightly worse on standardized tests.

February 04, 2013

Gov. Perry Pushes for More Charters, Vouchers in Texas

In a speech to the state board of education, Gov. Rick Perry advocated for opening more charter schools and implementing a voucher program in Texas.

January 31, 2013

Two Reports Take Deeper Look into School Choice

State testing requirements on private-school voucher programs were not a major disincentive for schools to take part in those programs, a new report found.

January 23, 2013

Savings From Vouchers Debated in Texas School Finance Trial

A school-funding trial in Texas has given voucher advocates a platform to argue that that strategy could save public schools money.

December 28, 2012

Tumultuous Year in School Choice Signals Changes Ahead in K-12

In 2012, states approved broad policy changes to expand charters and private school vouchers, even as those school models came under criticism and scrutiny.

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