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.
College & Workforce Readiness Will Free Community College Really Help Low-Income Students?
Free community college is an exciting idea, but it's not enough to get students over the finish line, cautions Kate Schwass.
Law & Courts Nevada High Court Deals Blow to School Choice Program
The state’s Supreme Court strikes down the funding mechanism for Nevada’s groundbreaking education savings account program, a little more than a year after lawmakers enacted it.
School Choice & Charters 'Micro Schools' Could Be New Competition for Private K-12
The growth in the number of small, personalized, and more affordable "micro schools" is seen as the first innovation in the private school sector in decades.
Families & the Community Nevada's School Choice Law Encounters Growing Pains
Hundreds of applications pour in as state officials figure out how to manage a program that gives parents a major role in how state K-12 money is spent.
Law & Courts Nevada Bill Giving Parents Private School Tuition Help Heads to Governor
Nevada businesses will receive tax-credits for donations they make to support scholarships for students to use to help pay their private school tuition.
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 Q&A: What Is Driving up Tuition at Private Schools?
A year into his job running the National Association of Independent Schools, John Chubb and EW opinion blogger Peter Gow discuss the rising cost of private school tuition.