Missouri lawmakers approve a bill that would clear the way for students attending struggling schools to enroll in higher-performing schools, including some private, nonreligious ones.
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May 14, 2014
May 07, 2014
North Carolina lawmakers stall a bill that would have given parents the pick of any public school in the state for their children.
May 02, 2014
North Carolina families could send their children to the pubic school of their choosing for free under a bill being considered by lawmakers this month.
April 25, 2014
Sen. Rand Paul holds education roundtable discussions this week to find solutions to add competition and strengthen public schools in America.
April 16, 2014
Tennessee parents whose children attend failing schools won't get vouchers to send them to private school after the governor-penned bill can't muster enough political support.
April 04, 2014
Mississippi parents of special needs children fail to convince lawmakers to support a bill that would have provided them with private school vouchers.
April 03, 2014
Charter operators would need parents' approval before they can takeover two failing Philadelphia public schools in the fall, according to the district's new charter transformation rules.
February 27, 2014
A proposed Mississippi law would give special education vouchers to parents wanting to pull their special needs children out of public school.
February 07, 2014
Before school district leaders can effectively engage a community they must understand its racial and economic complexities, former Milwaukee Public Schools superintendent Howard Fuller says.
January 03, 2014
American's first parent-trigger school was allegedly vandalized last year by two mothers who passionately opposed the school's transformation into a charter.