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School choice proponents and backers of traditional public schools are talking past each other, writes Robert Maranto.
May 19, 2017 – Education Week
Head Start has helped prepare more than 33 million children for kindergarten, so why is there talk of defunding the bipartisan-supported program? asks Mark K. Shriver.
May 18, 2017 – Education Week
Those who lobby on behalf of public school educators, civil rights issues, and education funding say they're fighting what feels like a multifront war.
May 17, 2017 – Education Week
Dressing up school choice in the language of civil rights doesn't make it any more just, argues Dave Powell.
May 17, 2017 – Education Week
A federal budget that guts Title II funding for teacher professional development is a bad idea, argues former school superintendent Deborah S. Delisle.
May 17, 2017 – Education Week
Proposed legislation to overhaul the nation's law governing career-and-technical education seeks to give states more discretion over spending, which programs to focus on, and other issues.
May 17, 2017 – Education Week
Emboldened by the new White House administration, the money man behind Utah's ambitious voucher proposal that was crushed by voters a decade ago says there is a renewed appetite to expand school choice in the state.
May 13, 2017 – AP
Proponents of school vouchers hoped the national political mood could make this the year that Tennessee would enact a law allowing students to use public money to go to private schools. They were wrong. And now they're mad.
May 13, 2017 – AP
Much of the funding for California's pro-school choice groups and candidates comes from a handful of very wealthy donors, including the founders of Netflix and The Gap and children of Wal-Mart creator Sam Walton.
May 13, 2017 – AP
Wealthy school-choice advocates, wielding millions of dollars in campaign contributions, have sought to play a powerful role in Pennsylvania politics. All told, more than $10 million from school-choice advocates has made its way into Pennsylvania political campaigns in the past decade.
May 13, 2017 – AP

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