A court said legislators violated the state's constitution when they passed a law that targeted specific areas to be included in the program without local consent.
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January 26, 2020
Could a U.S. Supreme Court case clear the way for charter schools run by religious organizations? Justice Stephen Breyer raised the question this week.
June 20, 2019
The West Virginia House of Delegates passed its version of a sweeping education omnibus bill, which would allow the state's first charter schools.
March 21, 2018
Puerto Rico's legislature has approved a major education bill that will overhaul the island's educational system and pave the way for vouchers, as well as schools intended to resemble charters.
February 13, 2018
Once again, the Trump administration has made expanded school choice the signature initiative in its education budget proposal. But the details in the fiscal 2019 spending blueprint deserve some clarification.
May 23, 2017
The president's 2018 fiscal plan would cut spending for teacher development, after-school enrichment, and career and technical education, but faces an uncertain future in Congress.
March 22, 2017
Education Week correspondent Kavitha Cardoza sat down with former U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr., who sharply criticized cuts to education programs proposed by President Donald Trump.
March 14, 2017
H.R. 610, a bill to create federally supported vouchers, is getting a lot of attention in the education community, but it faces several obstacles.
March 06, 2017
A left-leaning Washington think tank issued a report last Friday, "Vouchers Are Not a Viable Solution for Vast Swaths of America," that examined the impact of a nationwide voucher program.
July 26, 2016
Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont isn't famous for promoting school choice—but that doesn't daunt Wilson Holts, one of his fans in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention.