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March 26, 2015

Tennessee Lawmakers Consider New Type of School Voucher Program

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.

March 26, 2015

Tennessee Lawmakers Considering Special Education Voucher Law

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.

March 17, 2015

School Voucher Proposals to Watch: Q&A With Advocate, Part 2

Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice's policy expert Leslie Hiner weighs in on what's cooking in state legislatures.

March 13, 2015

Charters & Choice News Roundup: Former NBA Star Makes Pitch for Vouchers

This week in the Charters & Choice news roundup: While former NBA star Allan Houston pushes for vouchers in Tennessee, Arizona and Florida pilot a radical new kind of choice program.

March 04, 2015

Federal Lawmakers Advocate for D.C. Schools Voucher Program

The D.C. Opportunity Scholarship, which provides low-income students with up to $12,000 for use at private schools, has been a pet project of Speaker of the House John Boehner.

March 03, 2015

D.C. School Vouchers Once Again Caught Up in Federal Fiscal Fight

The voucher program, which provides low-income students with up to $12,000 for use at private schools, is no stranger to testy funding battles.

February 24, 2015

Indiana Voucher Enrollment Jumps Nearly 50 Percent From Last Year

In total, Hoosier State students were eligible to receive almost $116 million in voucher funds this school year, compared to $81 million last year.

February 24, 2015

Indiana Private Schools Could Get Nearly $116 Million in State's Voucher Program

Two new reports detail the exponential growth of the state's school voucher program.

February 09, 2015

GOP Lawmakers Talk Plans for NCLB Rewrite at School Choice Jamboree

The real star of the day, however, was Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, the Republican presidential hopeful who is spending the early part of this week in the nation's capital.

February 04, 2015

Four Things Sen. Alexander Says the Feds Can Do to Expand School Choice

Speaking at an event in Washington for the release of the Brookings Institution's 2014 Education Choice and Competition Index, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said to "put the money in the kid's backpack."

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