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February 17, 2016

Three cheers for school choice in Oklahoma

Yesterday, in Oliver v. Hofmeister, the Oklahoma Supreme Court unanimously upheld the Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarship, a school choice program that provides scholarship vouchers to students with disabilities. The scholarship program helps parents send their child to a private school that is better-suited than public schools to meet the needs of di ...

September 01, 2015

The battle over school choice begins in Nevada

The ACLU plans to sink school choice in Nevada. In June, Nevada passed the nation’s first universal Education Savings Account. The law allows students to take their allotment of per-pupil public school funding and direct it towards tuition for the school of their choice. In short, it offers a lifeline to parents and kids who want to ...

January 22, 2013

Anti-choice groups file lawsuit against New Hampshire school choice law

Last year, New Hampshire passed an exciting new school choice law.  The measure was so widely lauded that legislators overrode the governor’s veto.  It is a tax credit plan that gives New Hampshire businesses a tax deduction if they donate to a school tuition organization.  Thus, instead of that business’s tax money going into the s ...