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When news happens in issues of school choice, School Choice Wisconsin communicates it to the media – and shares it here.

School Choice Wisconsin President Jim Bender will Step Down at the End of 2020

November 18th, 2020|

Contacts: Susan Mitchell, 414.232.4324 Jim Bender, 920.222.5427 Brookfield, WI -  School Choice Wisconsin (SCW) President Jim Bender will step down at the end of the year to form his own business, Bender Consulting, LLC.  SCW [...]

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New Study Finds More Positive Effects of Parental Choice Program

August 31st, 2020|

Research Shows Reduction in Crime Rate and Paternity Suits: Last week the University of Arkansas released another follow-up study on the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program. Since its original study more than a decade ago, researchers [...]

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Supreme Court Rules In Favor of School Choice

June 30th, 2020|

Espinoza v Montana Ruling Finds Montana DOR Violated First Amendment In a 5-4 decision, Justice Roberts writes that prohibiting religious schools from publicly-funded education programs violates the First Amendment, Free Exercise Clause of the US [...]

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School Choice Programs Continue Rapid Growth

October 15th, 2019|

Wisconsin Program Sees 37% Growth Enrollment for the Parental Choice Programs for 2019-20 show significant growth once again per DPI. Please see the tables below for headcount data and important information about DPI data [...]

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Parental Choice Program Students Have Higher Scores…Again.

September 13th, 2019|

For Immediate Release September 12, 2019 Contact: Jim Bender DPI gets an “F” on transparency by withholding crucial data from media Test results released yesterday by the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) show that [...]

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Special Needs Scholarship Program Grows Again

July 10th, 2019|

For Immediate Release July 10, 2019 Contact: Jim Bender, School Choice Wisconsin Additional Schools Join Program for 2019-20 School Year The Department of Public Instruction recently listed the list of participating private schools for the [...]

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