Mississippi has chosen Carey Wright, a former administrator in D.C. and Maryland public schools, to be its new state superintendent.
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September 26, 2013
August 29, 2013
A second lawsuit in under two weeks, this one backed by a state teachers' union, is challenging the new tax-credit scholarship program in Alabama.
August 27, 2013
The federal government is seeking to prevent future vouchers from being awarded in Louisiana districts under desegregation orders.
August 20, 2013
The Southern Poverty Law Center has filed a federal lawsuit challenging a new tax-credit scholarship program that Alabama lawmakers approved earlier this year.
August 06, 2013
In 2013, 13 states expanded, created, or revised school-choice legislation covering tax-credit scholarships, vouchers, and home schooling.
July 02, 2013
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican, approved a voucher expansion in the state July 1, but issued two vetoes that may displease school choice advocates.
May 20, 2013
A push by Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, a Republican, to delay a recently signed school-choice plan by two years fell short among lawmakers.
April 30, 2013
The Florida Senate voted down proposed parent-trigger legislation by a 20-20 vote for the second straight year.
April 29, 2013
A video featuring Florida parents supporting "parent-trigger" legislation has caused controversy in the state.
April 22, 2013
A plan under discussion in Michigan would create "Michigan Education Cards" that students could use like vouchers in state public schools.