Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Sen. Dan Patrick outlined an education reform plan that includes lifting caps on charters and starting tax-credit scholarships.
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December 20, 2012
December 11, 2012
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.
November 30, 2012
Challenges to the state's sweeping new voucher program are playing out in state and federal courts.
November 21, 2012
Oklahoma's Supreme Court has turned away a legal challenge to a state voucher program for students with disabilities.
October 15, 2012
I'll be taking a month of leave, but the blog posts will keep coming on Charters & Choice.
October 12, 2012
Florida voters on Nov. 6 will decide on "Amendment 8," a measure that some school organizations suspect will open the door to a major expansion of vouchers in the state.
October 04, 2012
During the first 2012 presidential debate, Mitt Romney gave only a brief mention of his plan to allow parents to use federal special education and Title 1 dollars for private school vouchers, and President Obama doesn't talk about his opposition to it.
September 13, 2012
A student known by the alias "Abraham Smith" will receive $700,000 from a Pennsylvania private school that denied him admission after learning he was HIV-positive.
August 31, 2012
Jeb Bush talks about Florida's experience with school choice at the GOP convention.
August 30, 2012
Condoleezza Rice, a high-profile speaker at this year's Republican National Convention, used that forum to tout school choice.