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09/30/14 School Vouchers Save States Over $1 Billion, Says Report - Charters & Choice
A new report from a pro-school-choice group says school vouchers have saved states over $1 billion, but it's not clear where that money has gone. Education Week News Blogs
10/07/14 D.C.'s Neediest Students Use School Vouchers at Lower Rates, Report Says - Charters & Choice
A number of school vouchers go unused from the District of Columbia's Opportunity Scholarships Program, with some of the most disadvantaged students using the program at lower rates than others, according to a report from the Institute of Education Sciences. Education Week News Blogs
11/03/14 School Vouchers: Indiana Enrollment Soars, Achievement Drags in Louisiana - Charters & Choice
The number of Indiana schoolchildren using vouchers has jumped this year. Meanwhile, Louisiana education department numbers released Monday show that fewer than half of voucher students who took state assessment tests passed. Education Week News Blogs
02/05/14 Vouchers Get Fresh Attention From State Policymakers - Education Week
Private-school-choice legislation is part of a broader trend at the state level, and proposals are bidding for attention in the U.S. Senate. Education Week News Articles
12/09/14 Wisconsin School Voucher Program About to Hit 30,000 Student Mark - Charters & Choice
Wisconsin is home to one of the oldest voucher programs in the country, in Milwaukee. Education Week News Blogs
03/05/14 The Louisiana Voucher Brouhaha - Walt Gardner's Reality Check
Conflicting claims about test scores in Louisiana voucher schools demand clarification. Education Week Commentary and Opinion Blogs
07/10/14 Demand Grows for Private School Vouchers in Louisiana - Charters & Choice
Despite recent legal challenges, Louisiana's school voucher program is growing. Education Week News Blogs
01/07/14 Poll: Americans Prefer Smaller Classes, More Technology, Before Vouchers - Charters & Choice
Americans favor smaller class sizes and technology over education reforms such as vouchers and merit pay, says a new survey. Education Week News Blogs
07/09/14 What Voucher Advocates Can Learn From the Charter School Movement - Charters & Choice
Even though voucher programs and charter schools started at roughly the same time, the charter sector has grown much faster. A new report outlines the best practices the private school choice movement should take from the charter school sector. Education Week News Blogs
01/09/14 Voucher Programs Prove District-Finance Wild Card
School choice options such as vouchers and tax-credit scholarships can complicate per-fiscal planning for local officials. Research & Reports
10/13/14 Wisconsin Sunk $139 Million Into Private Schools Booted From Voucher Program - Charters & Choice
Over the past decade, Wisconsin has spent around $139 million on school vouchers to private schools that were eventually kicked out of the state's program, according to a review by the Wisconsin State Journal. Education Week News Blogs
02/05/14 Students in Private Schools Getting Many Ind. Vouchers - Education Week
A growing number of Indiana students receiving school vouchers are already enrolled in private schools, a state education department analysis finds. Education Week News Articles
08/27/14 N.C. Private School Vouchers are Ruled Unconstitutional - Education Week
A superior court judge in North Carolina has ruled that the state's plan to provide vouchers for K-12 students to attend private schools is unconstitutional. Education Week News Articles
04/23/14 Applications for Vouchers Soar After Push in Arizona - Education Week
An aggressive media campaign and expanded eligibility helped double the number of applicants for Arizona's school voucher program,which allows students to use public funds for a private education. Education Week News Articles

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