May 21, 2024

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Tag: EdChoice

Alabama CHOOSEs to become 11th state to approve universal school choice

With the stroke of her pen, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed into law the state’s Creating Hope & Opportunity for…

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School choice ESA bill passes the Kansas House in SB 83

In a major victory for school choice advocates in the Sunflower State, the Kansas House of Representatives passed the “Sunflower…

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Sunflower Education Equity Scholarship (SEES) costs estimated for SB 83

A revised cost estimate on the Sunflower Education Equity Scholarship (SEES) program now in House Substitute for SB 83 is…

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State school board member Ann Mah chooses systems over students in school choice debate

When school officials talk about education in general or school choice in particular, their focus is almost exclusively on what…

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Gov. Kelly: school choice for my kids but not yours

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly is staunchly opposed to school choice, except for her own children.  Alumni newsletters show Kelly and…

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Fordham study finds positive impacts of Ohio’s EdChoice program

A new study from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute should allay concerns that school choice programs won’t benefit marginalized students.  …

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State Board of Education discusses changes in high school graduation requirements

The Kansas State Board of Education continued its review this month on a proposal to alter high school graduation requirements…

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A High Court win for school choice, religious liberty

The U. S. Supreme Court, in a 6-3 ruling, found the State of Maine violated the First Amendment by denying…

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Remedial Ed audit finds systemic deficiencies in KS school system

A recently released state audit disclosed that about a third of Kansas high school graduates took at least one remedial…

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Wyandotte legislators silent on minority education gaps

White students are more than twice as likely to be on track as Black students in Wyandotte County according to…

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Wichita State prof: keep kids in underperforming schools

The folksy saying that goes ‘Don’t spit on my boots and try to tell me it’s raining’ means ‘don’t try…

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Homeschool households doubled during pandemic, Census reports

The number of homeschool households doubled in the U.S. between spring 2020 and fall 2020, according to a U.S. Census…

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KS education lobby attacks opportunity – Part 3, KASB

The Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB), the taxpayer-funded lobbying arm of local school boards, this week renewed their opposition…

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KS education lobby attacks opportunity – Part 1

Parental support for school choice is on the rise in Kansas and across the nation, but the Kansas education lobby…

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