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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. (September 11, 2018)

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03/27 12:46 pm | Feds Spent Hundreds of Millions on Charters That Shut Down or Never Opened, Report Says | The Network for Public Education, which strongly opposes charter schools, also highlights years of problems in the U.S. Department of Education's charter school grant ...

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A look at the two major political parties' platforms since the first charter school law was passed shows how Democrats' positions on school choice have evolved, including increased calls for accountability.
June 19, 2019 – Education Week
Already home to a thriving ecosystem of private school choice, the state’s lawmakers want vouchers for thousands of new students.
April 17, 2019 – Education Week
A ballot measure to expand the state's eligibility for so-called education savings account is contentious and confusing.
October 31, 2018 – Education Week
Support for raising teacher salaries jumped nationally in the wake of this spring's wave of teacher activism, a national poll by the journal Education Next said.
August 22, 2018 – Education Week
Districts still have legal responsibility for private school students with disabilities within their boundaries, but it can be a tricky relationship to navigate.
August 2, 2018 – Education Week
As parents turn to the education marketplace to get ahead, some students get left behind, writes one education professor.
May 9, 2018 – Education Week
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.
March 21, 2018 – Education Week
States don't do enough to inform parents about the rights they lose when they enroll children in private schools using vouchers, the GAO finds.
December 13, 2017 – Education Week
An Education Week survey of teachers, principals, and district administrators nationwide show a plurality "fully oppose" charter schools and a solid majority oppose vouchers. Opponents include many who voted for President Donald Trump, a strong choice supporter.
December 13, 2017 – Education Week
A Senate confirmation hearing for two top positions in the Education Department gave opponents of the Trump administration's K-12 policy a chance to make their rhetorical case.
November 29, 2017 – Education Week

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