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Report: Private schools can learn from successful charter schools

A new report argues supporters of private school choice can learn from public charter schools and should look for ways to “break down the walls” between the two sectors. Private school choice programs serve only a few hundred thousand students nationally, a fraction of the 2.3 million enrolled in charters.[Read More…]

New voucher program for dyslexic students deserves a look

by Allison Hertog Mississippi recently became the first state in the nation to adopt a public and private school choice program in which state and federal monies are provided directly to schools which parents choose. Aimed at students with dyslexia, it’s also the second special needs school choice program in the country designed[Read More…]

In Florida, school choice verges on mainstream

Some of us at redefinED will be at the American Federation for Children summit tomorrow and Friday, where there will be lots of discussion about school choice and education reform. As good a time as any, we thought, to offer a snapshot of where Florida stands. Check out these numbers, which Doug Tuthill, the president of Step[Read More…]

redefinED’s blog stars: Family power in education reform, legal challenges for school vouchers and more

Editor’s note: We’re going to try something new today – “blog stars,” an occasional round-up of material from other blogs that we think is worth spotlighting. Some of the most illuminating commentary/analysis about education issues nowadays is found not in traditional media like newspapers, but in the blogosphere. As with[Read More…]