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March 11, 2014
February 22, 2014
This voucher system will not only damage the public schools, it will also damage the religious schools. too. The public policy makers are trying to reduce their bottom line, the church is trying to reduce its bottom line.
February 21, 2014
A superior court judge in North Carolina has ruled to suspend the voucher program until a pair of lawsuits challenging it have been resolved.
February 20, 2014
While the North Carolina voucher program makes its way through the legal system, lawmakers in Alaska and Indiana debate voucher programs there.
February 20, 2014
Vouchers approved in the state of Indiana are prompting creative bookkeeping on the part of Catholic school leaders, with a significant boon to the churches that run them.
February 14, 2014
The state's House of Representatives and Senate approved parallel bills to create a voucher program for special education students yesterday.
February 10, 2014
Lawmakers in the nation's largest state are debating policy changes that could expand charter schools and pave the way for a private school voucher program there.
January 29, 2014
I wonder what an expanded voucher program would look like in my home state. If parents were not limited by income, a larger obstacle in Mississippi than other states, when choosing the right schools for their kids, what choices would they make?
January 28, 2014
U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander and Tim Scott unveiled bills that would redirect federal education funds to follow students to the schools of their choice today.
January 27, 2014
While a hit against herd mentality, shouldn't individual students have the option of a better school if it exists and is close enough for them to attend? Therein lies one of the major debates in school choice - who knows what is best? Trained educators/administrators - or individual parents?