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October 16, 2014

A 'Third Way': Intra-District Choice

Choice, for all its pitfalls, does offer a glimmering hope of countering school segregation. Julian Vasquez Heilig and I consider a choice plan that might work.

October 14, 2014

Wisconsin Spent Millions on Vouchers to Disqualified Private Schools

Over the past decade, Wisconsin has spent around $139 million on school vouchers to private schools that were eventually kicked out of the state's program, according to a review by the Wisconsin State Journal.

October 14, 2014

Vouchers and Equity

Vouchers are back as a topic, and this time they've been given an equity gloss. Julian Vasquez Heilig and I discuss whether or not vouchers are still a bad idea.

October 13, 2014

Wisconsin Sunk $139 Million Into Private Schools Booted From Voucher Program

Over the past decade, Wisconsin has spent around $139 million on school vouchers to private schools that were eventually kicked out of the state's program, according to a review by the Wisconsin State Journal.

October 10, 2014

Charters & Choice News Roundup: Bill Gates and Swedish Imports

This week's news roundup features soul searching articles on the state of K-12 education improvement efforts and stories on the gritty details—busing and buildings among them—of school choice.

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.

October 07, 2014

Study Shows Divisive D.C. Voucher Program Doesn't Reach Neediest Students

As much as 30 percent of school vouchers go unused from the District of Columbia's Opportunity Scholarships Program, which has been at the heart of federal fiscal battles.

October 07, 2014

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

A number of school vouchers go unused from the District of Columbia's Opportunity Scholarships Program, with some of the most disadvantaged students using the program at lower rates than others, according to a report from the Institute of Education Sciences.

September 30, 2014

School Vouchers Save States Over $1 Billion, Says Report

A new report from a pro-school-choice group says school vouchers have saved states over $1 billion, but it's not clear where that money has gone.

September 29, 2014

Fla. Republican on Charlie Crist's Ed Reform Record: 'the Biggest 180'

Last week, Fla. Democrats weighed in on Governor Rick Scott's education reform initiatives. Today we get a Republican state representative's take on candidate Charlie Crist's ed reform record.

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