Gov. Tony Evers is one of several Democratic governors to come into office this year calling for a pause to school choice expansion.
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February 26, 2019
February 25, 2019
Charter schools educate only about 7 percent of all public school students. But in some cities, charter schools have made significant inroads.
November 30, 2018
The ACLU and NAACP have filed formal civil rights complaints against the school for its dress code policies, another case that highlights the blurring lines in public oversight for private schools that accept state aid in the form of vouchers.
November 07, 2018
Proposition 305 had become one of the most contentious ballot-box battles over school choice in the 2018 midterm elections. But its loss is not necessarily a defeat for school choice advocates.
October 19, 2018
The push to make 1.1 million of Arizona's school children eligible for vouchers has been both contentious and confounding,with questions about whether voters are interpreting the ballot language correctly.
September 18, 2018
Tax-credit scholarship programs, the lesser-known cousin to school vouchers and another school choice policy promoted by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, are the subject of a new Government Accountability Office report.
August 28, 2018
Private school choice advocates are worried that tax-credit scholarship programs are getting swept into a crackdown by the Trump Administration on blue states trying to circumvent parts of the new GOP tax law.
August 21, 2018
In the era of Betsy DeVos, public opinion may have soured on the word voucher, but not the idea, a new poll finds.
June 28, 2018
In the bruising arena of school choice and electoral politics, teachers' unions have long been the primary opposition to efforts to expand charter schools and vouchers at the ballot box.
May 31, 2018
A federal study of the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program for low-income students found that two years into the voucher program students perform significantly worse in math than their peers.