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November 05, 2013
September 04, 2013
States with charter schools, parent trigger laws, and school vouchers get high marks on the Center for Education Reform's (CER) latest Parent Power Index released today.
August 27, 2013
A study released by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute found that parents have educational preferences that fall into what it terms "niche" markets ranging from vocational education to multiculturalism.
August 20, 2013
cross-posted from State EdWatch By Andrew Ujifusa Alabama generated major headlines in the education policy community by passing, in rapid and controversial fashion, a new tax-credit scholarship program earlier this year that targets students at low-performing schools. But the Southern Poverty Law...
August 15, 2013
A pair of op-eds in USA Today spark a dialogue in favor of and in opposition to parent trigger laws.
August 13, 2013
The Alabama Policy Institute is arguing against a rule that would make private school students ineligible for the state's tax-credit scholarship program.
August 12, 2013
Charter school students in the state gain an additional two months of learning in reading and three months in math, a new study concludes.
August 07, 2013
Parents of Los Angeles middle school students with entrepreneurial interests can now send their children to a pilot school focusing on entrepreneurism.
August 06, 2013
cross-posted from the State EdWatch blog by Andrew Ujifusa From creating new tax-credit scholarship programs to expanding existing school voucher programs, an increasing number of states have been active on school-choice issues this year, writes Elaine Povich in a good write-up for Stateline. Usin...
August 02, 2013
The Arizona department of education erroneously overpaid nearly 200 charters over the past eight years and is now requiring them to pay it back.