Tag: school choice news

redefinED roundup: Vouchers in Louisiana, rally in New York, blended learning in New Jersey & more

Alabama: The Alabama Education Association runs attack ads against a pro-school choice candidate during Republican special election primaries (AL.com). California: L.A.’s public school choice initiative became more about collaboration than competition (Huffington Post). San Fernando Valley Charter schools form an advocacy group (Daily News). Colorado: School choice candidates win a[Read More…]

redefinED roundup: reformers win in Colorado, school choice and NAEP gains & more

Arizona: A school board member in Gilbert proposes a district-wide voucher program (East Valley Tribune). California: Charter schools now enroll 8.4 percent of the state’s student population (Ed Source). Colorado:┬áBig bucks back education reformers in school board races (Denver Post, Daily Sentinel, Politico). Education reformers in Douglas County and Denver[Read More…]

redefinED roundup: DOJ on the defensive, vouchers in Indiana, charter schools in California & more

Alabama: 719 students transfer schools under the new school choice law, with 52 attending private schools (AL.com, Dothan Eagle). California: AB 917 will make it even harder to convert a public school to a charter school. Currently the law requires half of all teachers to approve the conversion but the[Read More…]