Private school choice supporters continue to hit a wall of opposition made up by not only by Democrats, but also members of their own party. In particular, Republicans from rural areas.
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July 14, 2017
July 13, 2017
School vouchers were used during the Jim Crow era to perpetuate segregation post Brown v. Board of Education, says a new report from the Center for American Progress.
June 30, 2017
Law professor Steven Green says that although the Supreme Court didn't blow the lid off of state constitutional bans on church aid, it did open the door a bit.
June 27, 2017
For school voucher supporters hoping the Supreme Court's decision in the Trinity Lutheran case would dismantle major barriers to expanding voucher programs, Monday's ruling didn't offer much clarity.
June 05, 2017
State Democrats have successfully blocked a Republican-led effort to find a new funding source for the state's education savings account program, which would have offered all public school students in the state money for private school tuition.
June 02, 2017
The future of Nevada's education savings account program is caught up in a funding fight between Republicans and Democrats.
May 24, 2017
Although school choice was a clear winner in President Trump's proposed budget, many school choice advocates were hesitant in their support of the spending plan.
May 18, 2017
A new group called Save Our Schools Arizona is collecting signatures to put a referendum on the ballot to halt the recent expansion of Arizona's voucher program, which is scheduled to take effect in August.
May 14, 2017
A new poll finds most people know little about charter schools and private-school vouchers, despite the high-profile attention school choice has received under President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.
May 03, 2017
At an event promoting school choice at the White House, Trump praised the Opportunity Scholarship Program for improving children's lives and for its high graduation rate.