Daily Archives: March 24, 2017

Wisconsin State Payments Per Pupil for Private School Vouchers Set to Exceed Public Schools

Originally posted on Educate All Students: Larry Miller's Blog:
OneWisconsin  March 23, 2017 Less Accountable, Growing Private Voucher Program Puts Bigger Strain on Public Schools, Taxpayers MADISON, Wis. — Under Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican-led legislature, less accountable private…

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Iowa: One of Nation’s Best Public School Systems, Poised to Expand Vouchers for Religious Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Dana Goldstein, one of the best education writers, now reports for the New York Times. In this article, she describes the rush to expand vouchers for religious schools in Iowa. You don’t have…

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DeVos Wants More Vouchers in DC, Despite Lack of Results

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The Republicans are set to expand the D.C. Voucher program, even though no evaluation has shown better test scores for D.C. voucher students and a high attrition rate. Students who get a voucher…

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Peter Greene: Florida, the Land of Stupid

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Peter Greene reports here on a sad tale of education policy in Florida, where stupidity grows faster than citrus fruit. As you may recall, Florida is one of the states with a third…

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