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July 24, 2012

Making the Case for School Choice in the Suburbs

Efforts to promote school choice, while mostly limited thus far to disadvantaged communities, can thrive in the suburbs, argues Mike Petrilli, a Fordham Institute official and former education adviser in George W. Bush's administration.

July 03, 2012

Pennsylvania Approves Tax Credit Expansion

In a victory for Pennsylvania's Republican governor, Tom Corbett, the state has approved an expansion of tax credits to business that offer private school scholarships.

July 02, 2012

Judge Blocks North Carolina Virtual School

A proposal to open a statewide virtual charter school in North Carolina has been rejected by a Wake County judge, who said the plan did not get the necesssary approval from the state board of education.

June 28, 2012

Action on Private School Scholarships in New Hampshire, Other States

New Hampshire lawmakers overrode a veto by the governor to create a new system to provide tax credits in support of private school vouchers for students.

June 20, 2012

Dispute Over D.C. Vouchers

Congressional lawmakers this week said they'd reached a deal with the Obama administration to allow for growth in the D.C. voucher program, but the U.S. Department of Education says it's not so.

June 05, 2012

In Search of Innovation? Look to Charters, Not Private Schools

A study examines whether school choice, through private school choice programs and charter schools, contributes to new school models, attracting entrepreneurs, and bringing about innovation.

June 01, 2012

Virginia Attorney General: Tax Credit Program Is Legal

Virginia's Republican attorney general says that a new tax credit program that funds scholarships for students to attend private schools does not violate the state's constitution.

May 30, 2012

Gauging Charters' Impact on Catholic Schools

A new paper argues that charter schools are hurting Catholic schools by luring their students away, particularly at elementary and middle school grades.

May 24, 2012

A Closer Look at Romney's Vision for School Choice

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney navigates some tricky school choice issues in his blueprint for education.

May 24, 2012

Dividing Lines: Romney and Obama on Private School Choice

GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney touts vouchers, charters, and open enrollment in a new education plan unveiled Wednesday.

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