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May 14, 2014

Missouri Bill Would Allow Student Transfers to Private, Nonreligious Schools

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.

May 07, 2014

N.C. Lawmakers Put Brakes on 'Open Enrollment' Bill

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

N.C. 'Open Enrollment' Bill Would Allow Students to Attend Any Public School

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. Paul: Give Parents of Title I Students Power to Choose Schools

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 School Voucher Bill Fails to Garner Support From Lawmakers

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 Special Education Voucher Bill Fails to Pass House, Parents Upset

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

Philadelphia Parents at Two Schools May Choose Charters Or Stay With District

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

Mississippi Parents Push Lawmakers to Support Special Education Vouchers

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

District Leaders Urged to Rethink Community Engagement Strategies

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

Critics of 'Parent-Trigger' School to be Arraigned on Vandalism Charges

American's first parent-trigger school was allegedly vandalized last year by two mothers who passionately opposed the school's transformation into a charter.

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