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Homeschools, Legislation
Iowa Republicans propose scholarship program for students in private, public, or homeschool

(Mary Stroka | The Center Square) – Several Iowa Republicans proposed Tuesday a new scholarship program beginning in July 2023 for students in competent private instruction (homeschooling), private, and public schools. Read More

February 3, 2022
Illinois charter school officials push for longer contracts

(Kevin Bessler | The Center Square) – Charter school officials are not happy with the current contract renewal process for the public school option. Several Illinois charter schools received contract… Read More

February 3, 2022
Parents flood Wisconsin private school choice enrollment, crash state website

(Benjamin Yount | The Center Square) – It’s the latest snapshot of just how many parents in Wisconsin want to explore educational options for their kids. Tuesday was the first… Read More

February 2, 2022
Legislation, Public Education
Sen. Darling: Break up Milwaukee schools into districts to allow for choice

(Benjamin Yount | The Center Square) – The latest school choice plan in Wisconsin would break up Milwaukee’s public schools. Sen. Alberta Darling, R-River Hills, introduced the plan. Read More

February 2, 2022
Public Education
Indiana House passes bill requiring schools post curriculum online

(Margaret Menge | The Center Square) – The Indiana House of Representatives passed a bill this week requiring teachers post all curricular materials on a website for parents to see, and it… Read More

February 1, 2022