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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.

March 19, 2015

Open Enrollment, Easier Path for National Charter Operators Considered in Fla. Bill

A wide-reaching bill from a Florida senator who previously backed a parent-trigger law would affect open-enrollment and charter school policies.

June 25, 2014

Final Questions

In our final week, we ask each other the lingering short questions that hadn't made it into our previous conversations.

June 06, 2014

Study Sheds Light on Nation's Most Common School Choice Policy

A large-scale analysis of multiple years of Colorado data finds that low-income students are less likely to transfer between school districts and more likely to return to their home districts if they do transfer.

January 08, 2014

New Orleans, New York City Top List of Friendliest Cities for School Choice

Washington-based think tank the Brookings Institution released its annual report ranking 107 school districts based on how well school choice can thrive.

July 29, 2013

Waitlist for La.'s Course Choice Program Grows to Over 1,000

The state department of education is now scrambling to scrape together additional funding to accommodate the influx of requests.

July 11, 2013

Open Enrollment in Districts: Choices and Consequences

The Education Commission of the States released a paper on open enrollment policies.

February 06, 2013

GAO Examines Challenges Facing Charters on Military Bases

A Government Accountability Office review examines the operations, and the challenges facing eight charter schools in place on U.S. military bases.

December 11, 2012

La. Gov. Jindal Frames School Choice as a Matter of Equality

Gov. Bobby Jindal, who has promoted vouchers in his state, described teacher unions as a major obstacle to the expansion of school choice. Unions have been sharply critical of the governor's agenda, saying it undermines public education.

September 21, 2012

Ky. Court Sides With School Boards on School Assignment

Kentucky's Supreme Court says that school boards have broad powers to assign students to schools over the wishes of parents, who may want a spot for their children in the nearest one.

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