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August 24, 2015

Report: State-Run Districts Disenfranchise Blacks, Latinos

The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools asserts that state takeovers and state-run achievement districts increase segregation and dismantle community schools.

August 20, 2015

State Law Forces Milwaukee to Put Vacant Schools Up for Sale

Historically, the Milwaukee schools have been reluctant to sell vacant facilities, especially to potential competitors that could siphon off its students - and state funding. But new legislation is forcing the district's hand.

August 17, 2015

Civics Tests as a Graduation Requirement: Coming Soon to a State Near You?

Eight states have passed laws requiring students to pass some version of a civics test so far in 2015.

August 11, 2015

Wisconsin Principals Tell Scott Walker His Policies Are Hurting Local School Districts

A group of 35 principals from the southern Wisconsin area wrote to Walker last month arguing that in the current policy and political climate, districts simply don't have the resources and support to provide what they should to students.

August 11, 2015

Scott Walker's War on Big Government Isn't Helping Schools, Principals Say

A group of 35 principals from the southern Wisconsin area wrote to Gov. Scott Walker arguing that in the current policy and political climate, districts simply don't have enough power.

August 11, 2015

Scott Walker's War on Big Government Isn't Helping Schools, Principals Say

A group of 35 principals from the southern Wisconsin area wrote to Gov. Scott Walker arguing that in the current policy and political climate, districts simply don't have enough power.

August 11, 2015

Principals Tell Scott Walker: Your War on 'Big Government' Isn't Helping Schools

A group of 35 principals from the southern Wisconsin area wrote to Gov. Scott Walker arguing that in the current policy and political climate, districts simply don't have enough power.

July 14, 2015

Wisconsin Students with Disabilities Have New Voucher Option

The Wisconsin special needs vouchers will be for students with disabilities who were denied an opportunity to transfer to another district under the state's open-enrollment policy.

July 14, 2015

Wis. School Vouchers for Students With Special Needs Survive Early Challenges

Wisconsin students with disabilities who have been denied open enrollment into other school districts are now eligible for $12,000 that they can use to enroll in a private school.

July 13, 2015

Wisconsin Special Needs Vouchers Survive Controversial Start, Opposition

Wisconsin special education students who have been denied open enrollment into other school districts are now eligible for $12,000 private school voucher.

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