Tag: private school vouchers

Study finds school choice decreases racial segregation in Ohio classrooms

Editor’s note: This analysis appeared last week on the74million.org. Home to a sizable charter school sector and a host of private academies, Ohio is one of the friendliest environments for school choice anywhere in the country. Now, as courts and politicians decide the future of the state’s school voucher program,[Read More…]

School choice legislation is likely from Georgia lawmakers this session

Editor’s note: This article appeared last week on thecentersquare.com. Georgia lawmakers are almost certain to discuss school funding and even school choice legislation during this year’s legislative session. “I think we’re going to have a very robust discussion when it comes to school funding, when it comes to vouchers and[Read More…]

Do Utahns want school vouchers? Why the state’s top lawmakers think so.

Editor’s note: This article appeared last week on sltrib.com. Utah’s lawmakers took their oaths of office on Tuesday morning, kicking off the 45-day sprint that is the 2023 legislative session. Last year, House Speaker Brad Wilson’s opening day remarks focused on leading by example, what he dubbed “the Utah Way” of[Read More…]

Florida student fighting for life since birth benefits from education choice scholarship for children with unique abilities

OKEECHOBEE – Peyton Williams entered this world with a damaged heart, a damaged airway and hardly any hope from doctors who examined her the day she was born. They told her mother her baby wouldn’t survive her first 24 hours. Then she was told Peyton wouldn’t live to her first birthday.[Read More…]

What Iowa legislative leaders said about education on opening day

Editor’s note: This article appeared Monday on iowastartingline.com. During opening day speeches on Monday, legislative leaders in the Iowa House and Senate offered a preview of their goals for education policy this year, with Republicans making it clear they intend to pass a school voucher bill. Sen. Amy Sinclair (R-Allerton),[Read More…]

Report: Ohio EdChoice program’s impact on school district enrollments, finances, academics

Editor’s note: This report from Stephane Lavertu and John J. Gregg, with a foreword from Aaron Churchill and Chad L. Aldis, debuted on the Thomas B. Fordham Institute’s website. School options have increased in Ohio and across the nation in recent decades. One prominent option is publicly funded scholarships that[Read More…]

Best of 2022: School choice in Florida’s most rural county

Editor’s note: In keeping with our year-end tradition, the team at reimaginED reviewed our work over the past 12 months to find stories and commentaries that represent our best content of 2022. This post from Step Up For Students’ Ron Matus is the third in our series. BRISTOL, Fla. –[Read More…]

Kentucky Supreme Court strikes down controversial school choice measure

Editor’s note: This article appeared Thursday on foxnews.com. A controversial school choice program that would have provided dollar-for-dollar tax credits to those donating money for nonpublic school tuition is unconstitutional, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The program, blocked by lower court proceedings for more than a year, could have[Read More…]