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January 22, 2014

Private School Vouchers On Lawmakers' Agendas in Some States

Wisconsin, Tennessee, and Indiana all have proposals to provide vouchers for students who are poor or students with special needs.

January 14, 2014

Wisconsin Task Force Considers Rural Educator Retention Plan

Wisconsin lawmakers have formed a task force focused on rural schools, and they're considering proposals that would improve teacher retention, among other issues.

January 10, 2014

Charter Expansion Bill Spurs Debate in Wisconsin

A new bill in the Wisconsin House of Representatives that would expand charter schools in the state prompted seven hours of debate on Thursday.

October 31, 2013

Wisconsin Teachers Sue to Support Gov. Walker's Act 10

Five Wisconsin teachers have sued to permit provisions of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's controversial Act 10 regarding collective bargaining, passed in 2011, to proceed.

October 30, 2013

Wisconsin Vouchers, Cyber Charters Come Under Scrutiny

In Wisconsin, school choice advocates are facing criticism about the newly expanded voucher program as well as the academic performance of cyber charters in that state

September 20, 2013

Wisconsin Lawmakers Create Task Force to Help Rural Schools

Wisconsin lawmakers have established a new rural school task force to figure out how to address challenges such as declining enrollment and increasing transportation costs.

August 27, 2013

State-Run District Proposed to Run Milwaukee Schools

Wisconsin leaders are the latest to consider the governance model.

July 15, 2013

Roundup of This Week's School Choice News

A lawsuit in Washington state, scrutiny over the performance of charter schools and voucher programs, and a new charter association top the school choice headlines.

July 03, 2013

School Voucher Expansion Approved in Wisconsin, With Two Twists

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.

June 27, 2013

Wisconsin to Expand Private School Voucher Program Statewide

Expansion of the state's voucher program is one of the main provisions of a budget bill that Governor Scott Walker is expected to sign.

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