Student Well-Being Minnesota Offers Kids $200 and Scholarship Drawings to Get Fully Vaccinated
Minnesota is offering 12- to 17-year-olds who get COVID-19 vaccines a $200 reward and a shot at $100,000 worth of college scholarships.
Student Well-Being Will Scholarships Persuade Ohio Parents to Get Their Kids Vaccinated?
Every Wednesday, the state will randomly draw a 12-17-year-old to win a scholarship for five weeks.
School Choice & Charters What the Research Says What Happened to Students Left Behind as Florida Expanded Its Voucher Program?
The nation's largest tax-credit scholarship program doesn't seem to have hurt the academics of students who remain in public schools, a new study shows.
School Choice & Charters From Our Research Center Private School Choice Programs Fall Short on Transparency, Accountability
Education Week finds that few of the nearly 30 states with programs that pay tuition at private schools or tax-credits to incentivize businesses and individuals to do so require private schools to follow standard policies used to ensure transparency and accountability in the nation’s public schools.
Law & Courts High Court Leans Toward Support for Religious Schools
In a case from Montana, conservative justices suggested they were inclined to rule for parents who seek to reinstate a state tax credit funding scholarships for use at religious schools.
College & Workforce Readiness Ind. Scholarship Law Aims to Entice Top Students Into Teaching
Indiana has become the latest state to seek to curb persistent teacher shortages by offering college-tuition dollars to students who go into teaching.
College & Workforce Readiness Skepticism, Hope Greet President's Community College Plan
The big questions are how to pay for the $60 billion initiative proposed by President Barack Obama and whether the Republican-controlled Congress will approve it.
School Choice & Charters Fla. Tax-Credit Scholarship Students Match National Learning Gains
Study of test scores from students receiving tax-credit scholarships in Florida to attend private schools shows little change in their learning gains from previous years.
School Choice & Charters YES Prep Charter Program Redefines Goals and Strategies For Success
YES Prep Public Schools, a Houston-based charter network, is looking to further boost its graduates' college-completion rates by refocusing its approaches and strategies.
College & Workforce Readiness Schools Prod Students Toward Diplomas With Tuition, Cash
While a growing number of districts are using financial incentives to encourage students to go to college, experts caution that money alone won’t do the trick.
School Choice & Charters Pioneering Louisiana Voucher Model Faces Uncertain Future
The system for paying for Louisiana's far-reaching voucher program may have to be retooled, after a state judge ruled that its method of paying for private school scholarships violated the state's constitution.