Some see vouchers as offering greater flexibility and the potential for a better school fit for students with disabilities, says a new report from the Council for Parent Advocates and Attorneys.
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June 08, 2016
February 17, 2016
The ruling on Oklahoma's Lindsay Nicole Henry Scholarships could open the door for more voucher options in the Sooner State.
July 13, 2015
Wisconsin special education students who have been denied open enrollment into other school districts are now eligible for $12,000 private school voucher.
March 30, 2015
Gov. Phil Bryant has signaled his intent to sign a bill that would provide $6,500 yearly that students with disabilities can use on educational expenses.
March 26, 2015
The proposal would allow any of the state's students covered under the IDEA to use state and local funds for private education, including college courses.
January 28, 2015
Proposals on the table include a pilot voucher program and a bill to provide more advocacy and information to parents.
June 20, 2014
Voucher supporters say that information from the investigation will be used to damage choice programs in the state.
April 03, 2014
The bill would have provided up to $6,000 for some special education students to use for private school or tutoring, but voucher opponents pushed back hard.
June 20, 2013
The state budget includes $8 million that can be used to help provide vouchers of up to $10,000 for students with disabilities to attend private schools.
February 22, 2013
Gov. Scott Walker proposes spending $21 million over two years on a program that would help families of children with disabilities to pay for private school.