School vouchers were used during the Jim Crow era to perpetuate segregation post Brown v. Board of Education, says a new report from the Center for American Progress.
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Law professor Steven Green says that although the Supreme Court didn't blow the lid off of state constitutional bans on church aid, it did open the door a bit.
June 27, 2017
For school voucher supporters hoping the Supreme Court's decision in the Trinity Lutheran case would dismantle major barriers to expanding voucher programs, Monday's ruling didn't offer much clarity.
May 24, 2017
Although school choice was a clear winner in President Trump's proposed budget, many school choice advocates were hesitant in their support of the spending plan.
May 18, 2017
A new group called Save Our Schools Arizona is collecting signatures to put a referendum on the ballot to halt the recent expansion of Arizona's voucher program, which is scheduled to take effect in August.
April 05, 2017
Bills to expand or create new public school choice options, including vouchers, have been introduced in 34 states, but some have failed despite the Trump administration's enthusiasm for expanding choice.
March 27, 2017
President Trump's proposed cuts to major K-12 programs such as Title II would hit charters and private schools in ways that are similar to traditional public schools.
March 16, 2017
President Donald Trump's proposed federal budget would carve more than $13 billion from federal education spending, but would boost investments on school choice initiatives like vouchers and charter school grants.
March 14, 2017
Lawmakers in Tennessee, Texas and Nevada are all considering legislation related to school vouchers or education savings this year.
February 28, 2017
Without any specifics, President Trump urged federal lawmakers to enact school choice legislation that would benefit "disadvantaged youth, including millions of African-American and Latino children."