Voucher proposals expose rift in school choice movement

(AP) – For two decades, a loose-knit group that includes some of the country‚Äôs wealthiest people has underwritten the political push for school choice, promoting ballot initiatives and candidates who favor competition for traditional public schools. But when a member of this elite group was elevated to education secretary, the appointment opened a philosophical schism […]

Study: Black School Voucher Recipients More Likely to Enroll in College

WASHINGTON – A new study released today by researchers at the Brookings Institution and Harvard University shows that African American participants in a private school choice program were 24 percent more likely to enroll in college as a result of receiving a voucher, reinforcing previously-released data showing improved graduation rates, parental satisfaction, and academic achievement […]