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Browsing: School Choice
There is strong public support for special needs vouchers: 62% of Wisconsin residents support such a program, according to a WPRI poll.
The Wisconsin Special Needs Scholarship initiative would give parents the opportunity to do what they believe is best for their child, much like parents who seek the best medical treatment for their child’s illness.
The system is performing so poorly that major changes, not just tweaks, are needed.
According to a WPRI poll, 62% of Wisconsinites somewhat or completely support a special needs voucher proposal, while 27% are somewhat or completely opposed.
The last thing Wisconsin and the WIAA need are state lawmakers or the governor (of either party) calling the shots in high school sports.
It is counterproductive to force school districts to rebrand a popular district-option while the state expands the competitive atmosphere of K-12 education.
Allow local districts to count students from their districts attending independent charter schools and then transfer the state and local revenue generated by each pupil to the charter school.
Taking small steps to tone down the rhetoric on both sides and demonstrate why increased trust is warranted is a much more realistic and preferable route.
What was the most surprising part of the education package passed by the Joint Committee on Finance?
Almost two full years ago, right at the height of a heated legislative debate in Madison over whether to expand school choice, Disability Rights Wisconsin and the ACLU filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice alleging that schools in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program discriminate against children with disabilities.
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Henry Tyson shows how urban education can succeed in the right setting.
Over the last decade no issue in Wisconsin has been more closely watched here and across the country than the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program.
A review of current issues and trends
Public funds for private schools, early childhood through post-secondary