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Rural Tennesseans support Gov. Lee’s universal school choice plan, poll finds

A new survey reveals rural Tennessee voters strongly support Gov. Bill Lee and his plan for universal school choice. The poll surveyed nearly 1,600 Tennessee voters… Read More

February 28, 2024
Alabama governor endorses universal school choice bill

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey advocated for a universal school choice bill during her State of the State address on Tuesday. Since last summer, Ivey has expressed her desire to sign… Read More

February 9, 2024
Public Education
Arizona Gov. Hobbs takes ‘cheap shot’ at universal school choice, say critics

Gov. Katie Hobbs proposed new regulations for Arizona’s school choice program that its supporters are calling a “cheap shot.” Hobbs has been a virulent critic of school choice since her… Read More

January 5, 2024
Public Education
Arkansas’ new universal school choice program is thriving, first report reveals

The Arkansas Department of Education released new data on the state’s universal school choice program after its first round of scholarships were dispersed. The first quarter… Read More

October 10, 2023
Public Education
North Carolina joins growing list of states offering universal school choice with passage of state budget

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Democratic North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced Friday that he will allow the passage of a state budget that includes funding for universal school vouchers. Read More

September 25, 2023
‘The people running it are doing a good job.’ Arizona hearing opens hood of nation’s first universal school choice program

(The Center Square) – Questions regarding the universal Empowerment Scholarship Account program were front and center at an Arizona House of Representatives hearing on Wednesday. “This is not a forum… Read More

September 21, 2023
Public Education
Arizona Superintendent Tom Horne says universal school choice program will save taxpayer money

While states like Alabama and Kentucky are still working toward starting robust school choice programs, Arizona is working to keep the one it already has.   One of its greatest defenders… Read More

August 2, 2023
Gov. Ivey eager to pass universal school choice in Alabama

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has declared her intent to get universal school choice legislation passed when the Legislature convenes again next year. “My goal is for Alabama to be the… Read More

July 25, 2023
Public Education
Ohio Senate includes universal school choice, flatter tax in its budget

(The Center Square) – The Ohio Senate’s version of the state’s next two-year budget includes school choice for all students, removing the power from the State School Board and a… Read More

June 7, 2023
Oklahoma enacts universal school choice

(The Center Square) – Gov. Kevin Stitt signed private and homeschool tax credits Thursday that was praised by some and called a “voucher scheme” by others. “School choice shouldn’t be… Read More

May 26, 2023