A key thread connects many of 2016’s biggest political conflicts over school choice: Money. In Nevada, the nation’s most ambitious educational choice program was challenged in court, and technically prevailed, but it may still wither away unless lawmakers agree to fund it. In Louisiana, lawmakers cut funding to a statewide[Read More…]
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Mr. Gibbons’ Report Card: Clueless in St. Louis, EPI ignores data, and are tax-credits tax dollars collected?
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Missouri state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, a Democrat and school board member from University City, Mo., supports allowing students in unaccredited public school districts (low-performing) to receive vouchers to attend private, non-religious schools. When she questioned the fairness of forcing parents to pay taxes to fund public schools[Read More…]