One study shows that students with disabilities may see drops in academic achievement when they use private-school vouchers, and a second notes that students are more likely than peers to drop a special education label.
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June 27, 2017
June 07, 2017
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has said schools receiving federal money must follow federal laws, but laws relating to students with disabilities who use vouchers are murky.
March 03, 2017
States have several educational choice programs aimed at students with disabilities. But are those programs working well for families? We'd like to hear from you.
June 08, 2016
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.
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.