Tag: Douglas County and vouchers

Colorado school choice parents sue over religious exclusion

The Douglas County, Colorado, School District is facing a lawsuit less than one month after launching a revamped voucher program. It’s not school choice opponents that are suing this time, but three Colorado families excluded from the program because district rules now prohibit them from using vouchers to choose religious schools. School district[Read More…]

Zelman’s significance grows as school choice battles rage on

Editor’s note: This is the second of two posts we’re running this week to commemorate the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Zelman v. Simmons-Harris. As we commemorate the 10th anniversary of the landmark Zelman Supreme Court case, its implications are widely visible in the expansion of voucher programs, such[Read More…]

redefinED roundup: D.C. voucher revival redux, tax credit scholarship veto in New Hampshire and more

Washington D.C.: The Obama administration relents on funding for the D.C. voucher program and okays a deal that will allow a small expansion. (Washington Post) New Hampshire: Gov. John Lynch (pictured here) vetoes a legislative proposal for tax credit scholarships, but some expect an override. (Concord Monitor) Florida: Former Gov. Jeb Bush stresses school[Read More…]