Tag: vouchers and competition

redefinED roundup: Voucher talk in Texas, more parent trigger drama in California and more

Texas: State lawmakers talk vouchers and hear about expanded learning options in Louisiana and Florida (KVUE.com).  A judge rules that a charter school support group’s concerns can stay in a lawsuit over state education funding. (Austin American Statesman) California: A local school board won’t allow a school to be converted into a[Read More…]

From big-city superintendent to supporter of vouchers and charters – Arlene Ackerman, podcastED

Last fall, Arlene Ackerman, the former schools superintendent in Philadelphia, made a stunning announcement for someone of her status. In a newspaper op-ed, she forcefully came out in favor of expanded school choice options, including more charter schools and yes, even vouchers. “I’ve come to a sad realization,” she wrote.[Read More…]