Tag: Title I

Low-income private school students could gain in new federal education law

While Congress recently rejected plans to support school vouchers or allow federal Title I funding to follow students to any school they choose, there may still be a consolation prize in store for low-income private school students as lawmakers prepare to reconcile competing plans to overhaul a key K-12 education law.[Read More…]

U.S. Senate rejects plan to allow Title I funding to follow low-income children

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday voted down a plan that would have allowed federal education funding for high-poverty schools to follow low-income students wherever they enroll, including private schools. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., led the push for so-called “Title I portability,” which he said would have helped states support school choice[Read More…]