Federal How a Proposed Tax Rule Could End Up Hurting School Vouchers
Private school choice advocates are worried that tax-credit scholarship programs are getting swept into a crackdown by the Trump Administration on blue states trying to circumvent parts of the new GOP tax law.
School Choice & Charters In Florida, Bullied Students Will Get Vouchers to Attend Private School
In a major expansion of Florida's private school choice, state lawmakers approved a measure that will allow students who are bullied, harassed, or attacked in their public schools to use taxpayer funded vouchers to attend a private school.
Standards A One-Year Scorecard for Trump on K-12 Campaign-Trail Promises
Here's a look at how things have turned out on several key campaign pledges a year after Trump's upset presidential victory.
Federal After Fierce Fight, Illinois Enacts Tax-Credit Scholarship Program
The new program barely received bipartisan approval from lawmakers, while incorporating elements aimed at issues of accountability and transparency.
School Choice & Charters Parents See Benefits in Spec. Ed. Vouchers, But No Silver Bullet
For students with disabilities, vouchers can help open the door to private school attendance, but they come with trade-offs, including the loss of specific legal protections.
Special Education Some States Put Parents in Charge of Student Spending
Education savings accounts—which allow parents to use public funds to customize schooling for their children—are the newest frontier in school choice.
School Choice & Charters Tax Credit Strategy Fuels Private School Choice Push
Backers say tax credits offer fewer legal red flags than traditional vouchers and could save states and districts cash.
College & Workforce Readiness Report Calls for End to Education Tax Credits to Save Pell Grants
Report from Education Sector suggests education tax credits be eliminated and funds redirected to supporting low-income students through Pell Grants.
College & Workforce Readiness Higher Ed. Community Reacts to Proposals in Obama's Budget
President's FY 2013 budget draws reaction from higher education community groups
College & Workforce Readiness Obama Outlines Details of College Affordability Proposals
The president is pushing a series of initiatives aimed at pressuring colleges to keep tuition down and making it easier for families to compare financial aid packages.
College & Workforce Readiness Obama Calls on Colleges to Rein in Costs, Urges Support for Students
President Obama's focus on college access and affordability in last night's State of the Union Address was welcomed in the higher education community. But his strong language of putting colleges "on notice" to rein in tuition costs left some wondering how that could be achieved in the current economic environment.