school choice
Legislation
House, Senate leaders look ahead to 2024 Kansas legislative session

(The Sentinel) – Will Kansans see a flat tax, property tax reform, and school choice in 2024? How about Medicaid expansion? What to do with a projected $4.5 billion budget… Read More

January 9, 2024
Legislation
Statewide ESAs, budget priorities in Tennessee legislative session

(The Center Square) – Tennessee’s 2024 legislative session will begin Tuesday with the Republican party looking to pass a budget, statewide K-12 education savings accounts, business tax cuts, enhanced school… Read More

January 9, 2024
Legislation
Certificate of need, school choice among the issues considered by Georgia lawmakers

(The Center Square) – School choice, a possible Medicaid expansion, certificate of need repeal and tort reform will be among the issues Georgia lawmakers are likely to debate when the… Read More

January 8, 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
Poll: Tennessee residents support statewide ESA proposal

(The Center Square) – More than 68% of Tennessee voters support statewide Education Savings Accounts, according to a new poll of Tennessee voters from Beacon Center. Read More

January 4, 2024
Culture
North Carolina year in review: School choice gains, racial discrimination judgment

(The Center Square) – Universal school choice and a landmark decision in higher education at the U.S. Supreme Court topped North Carolina’s 2023 impactful education developments. The state became 10th… Read More

January 4, 2024
Public Education
Utah considers policy change to stop public schools from blocking charter school recruitment

After a year of growing popularity for charter schools and declining public school attendance, the Utah State Board of Education (USBE) is considering a policy change to make it easier… Read More

January 3, 2024
Public Education
Public school enrollment is declining in North Carolina, nationwide, amid alt schooling boom

New data reveals the number of North Carolina children being educated outside traditional public schools has nearly doubled over the last decade. In 2013, just 252,000 students… Read More

January 2, 2024
Courts
Wisconsin Supreme Court rejects anti-choice position on schooling

(The Daily Signal) – Liberal activist Kirk Bangstad’s Minocqua Brewing Co. SuperPAC on Oct. 12 filed a petition with the Wisconsin Supreme Court that sought to dismantle the… Read More

December 29, 2023
Culture
‘Sunlight is the best disinfectant.’ The Lion 2023 year in review

Ever since the 2020 pandemic, K-12 education has become almost unrecognizable to many readers of education news. Race-, gender- and sex-obsessed education bureaucrats – and sometimes teachers themselves – have… Read More

December 29, 2023
Public Education
8 in 10 voters support school choice in Mississippi, but incoming superintendent calls public school ‘only choice’

A new survey of Mississippi registered voters shows that nearly 80% of respondents support allowing parents to pick the best schools for their children. But the incoming superintendent wants to… Read More

December 28, 2023
Public Education
Year in Review: Pennsylvania education policy

(The Center Square) – From preschool through college, from the family wallet to the state’s coffers, the cost of education stretching budgets beyond their capacity has been a major theme… Read More

December 27, 2023
Homeschools
Former public-school teachers plant new homeschool chapter of national ag program FFA in Nebraska

A new chapter of a national agricultural program has unlocked more opportunities for Nebraskan homeschool students previously unable to join. From its launch in September 2022, the Nebraska Agriculture Academy… Read More

December 21, 2023
Culture
Idaho commission approves third Hillsdale charter school amid enrollment boom

The Idaho Public Charter School Commission approved the state’s third Hillsdale-affiliated classical school last week as enrollment in charter schools booms nationwide. American Classical Schools of… Read More

December 20, 2023
Legislation
After 3-year social media hiatus, outgoing Missouri state senator posts opposition to school choice

As support for educational freedom and parents’ rights has grown in Missouri’s Republican party, one senator bucked the trend by firing off a rare social media reply. “This is Senator Elaine… Read More

December 19, 2023
Courts
Wisconsin Supreme Court throws out ‘nonsensical’ anti-school choice lawsuit

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has unanimously refused to take up a lawsuit against the state’s four school choice programs. The lawsuit – filed by the leftist… Read More

December 19, 2023
Public Education
Missouri lawmaker introduces universal education tax credit bill, assures families no strings attached

Missouri state lawmakers are laying the groundwork for major education reform, including a universal education tax credit. State Rep. Doug Richey, R-Excelsior Springs, introduced HB 1911… Read More

December 18, 2023
Opinion
Chicago is undermining its own public education system for the sake of ‘equity’

Chicago students may soon lose their access to a high-quality high school because teachers’ unions and social justice activists would rather promote “equity” than excellence. The Chicago Board of Education… Read More

December 18, 2023
Public Education
Black, Hispanic students lead growth in charter school enrollment

(The Center Square) – Black and Hispanic students are driving North Carolina’s charter school enrollment growth, which ranked third in the nation since 2019 in a new report released this… Read More

December 15, 2023
Legislation
Pennsylvania approves its ‘biggest-ever’ expansion of school choice tax credits

Pennsylvania’s Democrat Gov. Josh Shapiro signed an expansion of the school scholarship tax credit program in the state, which one conservative group headlined as “historic.” The… Read More

December 14, 2023