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April 17, 2014

Tennessee Voucher Bill, Proposed by Governor, Stalls in House

Tennessee parents whose children attend failing schools won't get vouchers to send them to private school after the governor-penned bill can't muster enough political support.

April 09, 2014

Louisiana Must Report Voucher Data to the U.S., Judge Rules

In a long-running dispute, a federal judge has ordered Louisiana to provide annual data to the federal government on the students participating in the state's private school voucher program.

April 09, 2014

Louisiana Ordered to Provide Voucher Data to U.S.

In a long-running dispute, a federal judge has ordered Louisiana to provide annual data to the federal government on the students participating in the state's private school voucher program.

April 04, 2014

Miss. and Tenn. Lawmakers Vote Down Efforts to Expand School Choice

Lawmakers in Miss. and Tenn. vote down efforts to expand school choice, four new charters are approved in Connecticut, and other school-choice news from the week.

April 04, 2014

Researchers Highlight Supply-Side Shortages for Voucher Programs

On the first day of sessions of the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, researchers highlighted the mismatch between the number of students who qualify for vouchers and the space in private schools that accept them.

April 03, 2014

Mississippi Special Education Voucher Bill Defeated

The bill would have provided up to $6,000 for some special education students to use for private school or tutoring, but voucher opponents pushed back hard.

March 27, 2014

Why Do Corporate Reformers Hate Democracy?

Reed Hastings was right about one thing. If you go to the American public and actually tell them you want to eliminate elected school boards, or completely disempower them, no one's going to go for that. So instead, these billionaires conspire.

March 24, 2014

Arizona Supreme Court: School-Choice Savings Accounts Can Continue

The highest court in Arizona has declined to review a ruling from a lower court last year that upheld a savings account program using state per-student funding.

March 11, 2014

'True Detective,' TV Dramas, and Education

HBO's "True Detective" is the latest quality TV drama with at least a subplot related to education, a list that includes shows such as "The Wire" and "House of Cards."

February 22, 2014

Indiana Choice Parent Questions Vouchers for Church Steeples

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.

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