Latest News on Milwaukee Program
March 31, 2009
Co-sponsored by State Policy Network and the Alliance for School Choice, the Education Exchange is a quick-read update on recent events in education – in the states and nationally. Below are the latest education resources and news. If you would like the Exchange to feature your organization’s work, please submit links to your recent studies to Liz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The second year evaluation of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program is now available from the University of Arkansas Department of Education Reform. The evaluation shows the program benefits Milwaukee students and saves the state money. The full evaluation and reports are available on the University of Arkansas website. More information on the Milwaukee program is available from School Choice Wisconsin.
April 9th forum on education & budget issues. Will be posted online afterward.
PRI on vouchers in Sweden.
Brooke Dollens Terry comments on incentive-based pay programs.
A report on charter schools in Texas and around the country.
A new report on improving K-12 education during lean economic times.
A survey on instructional service privatization in Illinois.
A summary of testimony before an IL Senate Committee on Deficit Reduction.
Michigan Education Report on the Fordham Institute Accountability study.
Chris Braunlich’s latest commentary on reading & education reform.
The latest K-12 National Center for Education Statistics private school survey.
Stephen Bowen on Obama’s recent education speech.
Two new reports on tax credit proposals in Montana and Indiana.
Dan Lips’ recent Education Notebook commentary.
Fordham’s new report on accountability in voucher programs.
IJ’s release on the recent decision against the two scholarship programs.
Interviews on Missouri’s open enrollment program.
From The Foundry, a blog entry on the AZ Supreme Court decision.
Alliance release on the MPCP study.
A new AEI report on successful charter school programs.
New paper profiling the history of homeschooling in Colorado.
Commentary on the D.C. voucher program.
The latest issue of SRN covers choice programs in AZ, GA, OH, WI.
An overview of the proposed scholarship program.
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