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April 06, 2009

Voucher Advocates Seize on IES Study

School choice advocates are high-fiving each other over an Institute of Education Sciences study that showed the D.C. Scholarship and Opportunity program has a positive impact on reading scores.

March 11, 2009

Obama's Press Secretary Gives Hope for D.C. Voucher Students

Obama doesn't want to disrupt the schooling of the students currently taking advantage of the program.

March 10, 2009

Senate Rejects Bid to Extend D.C. Voucher Program

The vote came as the Senate approved a spending plan for fiscal year 2009 that also eliminates funding for the Reading First program.

March 09, 2009

D.C. Voucher Talk: Today at Noon

The controversial Washington D.C. voucher program will be the subject of the Kojo Nnamdi Show today on WAMU, a National Public Radio station.

October 23, 2008

Alan Greenspan Finds Flaw in Free Market

Does this economic crisis have implications for the debate over vouchers?

September 05, 2008

John McCain Talks a Good Game on School Choice

McCain's school choice rhetoric is disconnected from his policy proposals.

September 05, 2008

McCain Calls for School Choice and Shakeup of Education Bureaucracy

Education is "the civil rights issue of this century," the Arizona senator said when accepting the Republican presidential nomination.

August 26, 2008

New Generation of Democrats Embraces School Choice

African-American policymakers under the age of 50 are no longer opposing school choice simply because they are following the lead of their allies on other issues.

May 08, 2008

More on Conservatives Abandoning Vouchers

Take a minute to read Greg Anrig's comment that further explains his reasoning that conservatives have abandoned the voucher movement. He responded to a blog item I did questioning his recent article in the Washington Monthly. Anrig makes a good argument. But I still think that while conservatives...

May 08, 2008

Conservatives are Abandoning Vouchers? Seriously?

The Century Foundation's Greg Anrig penned a piece in Washington Monthly recently titled: "An Idea Whose Time Has Gone". And the subheadline reads: "Conservatives abandon their support for school vouchers." If you can't figure it out from the headline, the gist is that the voucher movement is dead ...

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