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August 11, 2016

Vouchers Key for Student Success, Says New 'Never Trump' Candidate

"I see it as a way for children that are growing up in low-income families or in families that are below the poverty line to have a chance," Evan McMullin said in an interview.

April 10, 2016

Black, Latino Parents Say Expectations for Poor Children Too Low in Public Schools

A new poll by a national civil rights organization found that African-American and Latino families seek higher expectations and academic rigor in public schools.

November 12, 2014

Pa. Parents, Districts Ask Court to Declare School Funding Unconstitutional

Pennsylvania's governor and General Assembly are being sued for failing to adequately fund the state's schools.

October 07, 2014

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

A report of the District of Columbia's Opportunity Scholarship Program found that disadvantaged students were less likely to use vouchers and some scholarships went unused.

August 29, 2014

Fla. School Board Candidate: Allow Some Parents With Criminal Pasts to Volunteer

Should parents who have committed nonsexual or nonviolent crimes be allowed to volunteer in schools? A Florida school board candidate proposes reviewing parents' cases individually.

August 06, 2014

Federal Pre-K Push Could Also Boost Parents' Education, Advocates Say

Advocates for multigenerational programs believe that funding for parent education efforts also should increase with federal investments to expand preschool options.

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