Legislator urges Illinois’ school choice program be reinstated

(The Center Square) – News around schools aiming to close if Illinois legislators do not reauthorize a privately funded school choice scholarship program has some urging for swift action on… Read More

February 12, 2024
Public Education
Dominant biological male volleyball player set to become first D1 trans athlete on scholarship

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – An athlete from California is in talks to potentially become the first biologically male athlete to receive a women’s Division I scholarship, Reduxx reported Wednesday. Read More

December 15, 2023
American Anthropology Association defends cavemen transsexuals by canceling science panel, which warns it’s a ‘declaration of war on dissent’

The American Anthropological Association (AAA) announced that it was canceling a panel discussion that covered why biological sex is a necessary category for the academic discipline. The move comes as… Read More

October 3, 2023
Public Education
Geography of school choice part IV: Power politics of teachers’ unions

The political opposition of teachers’ unions must be considered as a major factor in why school choice deserts exist in Western states, education reformers say. “[Teachers’ unions] have basically captured… Read More

September 5, 2023
Public Education
AZ ed head presents estimates showing ESA program will save taxpayer dollars

(The Center Square) – Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne is sharing an estimate of Empowerment Scholarship Account costs that shows they would save taxpayers money, but not everyone… Read More

August 8, 2023
Public Education
75% of University of Missouri’s freshman class received merit-based scholarships

(The Center Square) – Approximately 75% of the University of Missouri’s 5,000 freshmen in 2022 received some type of merit-based scholarship, the institution reported. The $92.3 million in total scholarships… Read More

June 7, 2023
Public Education
West Virginia approves 5,000 Hope Scholarship ESA applications

(The Center Square) – West Virginia received 6,300 applications for its Hope Scholarship educational savings accounts for next school year and approved 5,047 at a cost of $22 million as… Read More

June 7, 2023
Public Education
Kansas expands school choice tax credit scholarship program in SB 113

(The Sentinel) – Next year a lot more students will be eligible to participate in the tax credit scholarship program with Governor Kelly signing SB 113 today. The Sunflower State’s only… Read More

May 19, 2023
South Carolina Senate could consider education scholarships

(The Center Square) — The South Carolina Senate could vote this week on legislation that includes scholarships for low-income students. The bill, S.39, sponsored by state Sen. Larry Grooms, R-Bonneau,… Read More

January 24, 2023
Christian Schools
This week in Christian education (Dec. 5-9)

Christian school selected to participate in NASA mission – Trinity Christian school was chosen to participate in NASA’s Nationwide Eclipse Ballooning Project (NEBP) during solar eclipses in the next two… Read More

December 9, 2022
Florida corporations funded more than $500 million in scholarships in 2021-22

(reimaginED) – The Florida Tax Credit Scholarship served 85,612 low- and middle-income students last year, according to a new report from the Florida Department of Education. The program funded $568.8 million… Read More

October 6, 2022
Former MMA fighter to cover tuition for his students who lost Hope Scholarships after judge’s ruling in WV

(reimaginED) – A retired professional wrestler from Miami is poised to prove that innovation and compassion are worthy opponents to a court battle playing out in West Virginia over one… Read More

July 25, 2022
Oklahoma school choice scholarship benefiting students, but opposition persists

(reimaginED) – For more than a decade now, the state’s Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarships for Students with Disabilities (LNH) program has been helping children with special needs thrive by… Read More

July 13, 2022
A parent’s story: Private school, Opportunity Scholarship restores high schooler’s love of learning

(reimaginED) – I am a single dad with full custody of my two children living in southwestern Pennsylvania. Raising two boys on my own is challenging, but our lives got… Read More

July 12, 2022
Missourians file for $1 million in tax credits in first weeks of private scholarship program

(The Center Square) – Missouri received applications for approximately $1 million in tax credits to fund scholarships to select private elementary and secondary schools during the first two weeks… Read More

July 11, 2022
Lee signs bill to expand Tennessee HOPE scholarship by $85M

(The Center Square) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed a bill on Wednesday that will expand the state’s HOPE scholarship program with an $85 million increase in… Read More

June 2, 2022
Tennessee’s Lee faces deadline to sign state budget, HOPE scholarship expansion bills

(The Center Square) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee will decide on whether or not to sign the state budget appropriations bill, a bill expanding the state’s HOPE scholarship program and… Read More

June 1, 2022
Hope Scholarship has West Virginians imagining a brighter future

(reimaginED) – Imagination is a curious thing, something inborn, but sadly, for most adults, it fades over time. The ability for one to conceive of a different, better world becomes… Read More

April 27, 2022
Louisiana Senate committee clears bill that could end income reporting for merit-based scholarship

(The Center Square) — A bill to eliminate reporting of family income for Louisiana’s merit-based scholarship program has cleared the Senate Committee on Education. Committee members voted unanimously to approve… Read More

April 26, 2022
Public Education
Almost 5,000 struggling Florida readers reaped benefits of Reading Scholarship program in 2020-21

(reimaginED) – Nearly $2.5 million in Reading Scholarships were awarded to 4,961 Florida students during the 2020-21 school year according to a report prepared by the state-approved scholarship funding… Read More

April 6, 2022