school choice
Christian Schools
‘Choice lifted all boats’: Catholic school enrollment rockets in Florida on parental choice 

While traditional public school enrollment declines nationwide, Florida’s expanding school choice options have Catholic enrollment zooming in the Sunshine State. That’s according to experts at one Florida scholarship program,… Read More

April 19, 2024
Legislation
School choice notches another victory in Nebraska, continues advancing nationwide

A new school choice bill was passed in Nebraska on Thursday, focusing on low-income families. After three rounds of debate, the state’s unicameral Legislature passed LB… Read More

April 19, 2024
Legislation
Missouri school choice expansion approved by Legislature, awaits governor’s signature

The Missouri Legislature passed a school choice expansion bill which now heads to the governor’s desk. SB 727 was approved by the House 82-69 on Thursday. Read More

April 18, 2024
Public Education
‘Funding is not a silver bullet’: Alaskans want education reforms, not just more spending

Amid a contentious debate about education funding, polling reveals Alaskans care more about reforms than mere dollar increases. A March survey finds broad dissatisfaction with the… Read More

April 16, 2024
Public Education
Michigan state school board wants to suffocate charter schools

The Michigan State Board of Education has passed a resolution advocating for anti-charter reforms. The MSBE announced Wednesday it passed a resolution calling on the state… Read More

April 16, 2024
Courts
Alaska school choice program in jeopardy after judge rules it ‘facially unconstitutional’

An Alaska Superior Court knocked down one of the state’s few school choice programs, sparking bipartisan concern from policymakers. Judge Adolph Zeman released a decision on… Read More

April 15, 2024
Culture
Poll: Signs of support for education, school choice

(The Center Square) – Support for North Carolina’s opportunity scholarship program is reflected in a 500% increase in applications, and by 3 in 5 respondents to a poll taken Sunday… Read More

April 12, 2024
Legislation
Sanders budget priorities include LEARNS Act, law enforcement

(The Center Square) – Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders told the 94th General Assembly Wednesday she will sign a budget that funds critical services, slows the growth of government, and fully… Read More

April 11, 2024
Legislation
‘If we care about kids, then get rid of the politics’: Nebraska school choice bill clears first hurdle

An education freedom bill advanced in the Nebraska Legislature this week, and its passage would make a November ballot question on the state’s current school choice law moot. Read More

April 11, 2024
Opinion
‘We found God’: How the opportunity for Christian education led my family from atheism to Jesus

Wikipedia states that divine intervention is an event that occurs when a deity, God, becomes actively involved in changing some situation in human affairs. This couldn’t be truer for our… Read More

April 10, 2024
Legislation
‘Our students can hardly read!’ Louisiana House advances universal school choice after fiery speech from Democrat

A universal school choice bill passed the Louisiana House on Monday with an overwhelming majority. HB 745, sponsored by Rep. Julie Emerson, R-District 39, sailed through the House by a… Read More

April 9, 2024
Opinion
Op-Ed: From Invest in Kids to divest in futures, Illinois’ retreat from educational progress

(The Center Square) – Illinois has made history, though a celebration is not in order. Defying the national trend, lawmakers disbanded the Invest in Kids Act, the state’s popular tax… Read More

April 8, 2024
Courts
Michigan families ask Supreme Court to overturn state’s Blaine Amendment

Five Michigan families are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn an anti-religious amendment in the state constitution. The plaintiffs argue Article VIII Section 2 of… Read More

April 8, 2024
Public Education
‘Opportunity Arkansas’ launches dashboard to help parents navigate school choice program

Opportunity Arkansas has launched a brand-new dashboard to help parents navigate the state’s school choice program. Arkansas Children’s Educational Freedom Account (EFA) program was… Read More

April 5, 2024
Opinion
Christian schools should prepare financially for school choice

The school choice movement is gaining momentum across the country, making private Christian education accessible to many families for the first time. According to research from EdChoice,… Read More

April 3, 2024
Courts
Oklahoma Supreme Court hears initial arguments in historic Catholic charter school case

The Oklahoma Supreme Court heard initial arguments on Tuesday over what would be the nation’s first ever religious charter school. The St. Isidore of Seville Catholic Virtual School was… Read More

April 3, 2024
Public Education
Sarah Huckabee Sanders announces major expansion of school choice options for children of veterans, first responders

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Republican Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders of Arkansas announced Monday that the state Department of Education was expanding its education savings program to include veteran and… Read More

April 3, 2024
Public Education
‘How far we’ve fallen’: Board member of SC charter school talks about current state of public education

(The Center Square) – When Tom Drummond looks at the 1895 eighth-grade final exam from Selina, Kansas, he wonders how many people today could pass it. “I don’t believe there… Read More

April 2, 2024
Public Education
North Carolina’s school choice program full

Tens of thousands of North Carolina families have jumped at the chance to receive school choice scholarships, despite open hostility from the governor about the program. In fact, the state… Read More

April 2, 2024
Public Education
Oklahoma establishes new ‘Office of School Choice’

The Oklahoma Department of Education is establishing a new “Office of School Choice,” State Superintendent Ryan Walters announced at a Board of Education meeting. The goal,… Read More

April 2, 2024