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Polls show support for eliminating income limits on school choice in Wisconsin

By |2022-05-20T14:18:43+00:00April 28th, 2022|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release April 28, 2022   Two polls, two positive results for school choice in Wisconsin. A Marquette Law School poll released on April 27 shows majority support for dropping family income limits on choice programs in the state. “Extending vouchers for students to attend private or religious schools statewide and without family income [...]

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A Tony Evers’ Veto on School Choice for All Would Be Morally Wrong

By |2022-03-31T20:39:04+00:00March 30th, 2022|Blog|

March 30, 2022 By George Mitchell While Superintendent of Public Instruction, Gov. Tony Evers wrote to legislators a decade ago that expanding the Wisconsin Parental Choice program was “morally wrong.” Evers said he reached that conclusion because the program “has not improved overall student achievement.” Fast forward to the present. Under criteria applied by none other [...]

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Governor Evers Vetos AB 963

By |2022-04-15T19:32:49+00:00March 18th, 2022|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release April 15, 2022 Contact:  Jim Bender, School Choice Wisconsin (920-222-5427)   Governor Evers vs. Public Opinion   School Choice Wisconsin issued the following statements regarding Governor Evers veto of AB 963: "Governor Evers' vetoes are at odds with the views of parents and likely voters across the state. They support making all [...]

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Governor Evers Vetos AB 970

By |2022-04-15T19:31:55+00:00March 18th, 2022|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release April 15, 2022 Contact:  Jim Bender, School Choice Wisconsin (920-222-5427)   Governor Evers vs. Public Opinion   School Choice Wisconsin issued the following statements regarding Governor Evers veto of AB 970: "We have seen a surge in support of parental empowerment in education. Today's vetoes not only ignore the public's backing of education [...]

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Wisconsin’s Parental Awakening

By |2022-02-28T15:35:04+00:00February 28th, 2022|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release February 28, 2022 Contact:  Jim Bender, School Choice Wisconsin (920-222-5427)   One of the nation’s leading opinion research firms conducted a random, scientific sample poll in February of likely Wisconsin voters.  The survey focused largely on education issues. It showed significant support, across the political spectrum, for policies that expand parent options.  [...]

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Wisconsin Parents Are Clear: They Have Rights

By |2022-02-22T23:16:48+00:00February 22nd, 2022|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release February 22, 2022 Contact: Jim Bender, School Choice Wisconsin (920-222-5427)   Likely Wisconsin voters leave little doubt about the rights they believe parents should have when it comes to the schooling of the state’s children. Their views clash sharply with the the Democratic Party official and state legislator who said parents wanting [...]

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Broad Cross Section of Wisconsin Voters Want School Choice Universal

By |2022-02-22T01:36:07+00:00February 22nd, 2022|Press Releases|

  For Immediate Release  February 22, 2022  Contact: Jim Bender, School Choice Wisconsin (920-222-5427)    Wisconsin voters strongly support making all families eligible for the state’s school choice programs and favor ending funding inequities between choice, charter, and traditional public schools. These are among key findings on education issues in a scientific, random sample poll [...]

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Choice Schools and Families Stranded When DPI Drops the Ball

By |2022-03-24T21:49:32+00:00February 21st, 2022|Blog, Faces of Choice|

This year in Wisconsin, 49,000 students are enrolled in private schools through the Milwaukee, Racine, or Statewide Parental Choice Program. These are students in hard-working lower-income families who have been given a voucher to attend the school of their choice. The program is a blessing to families who could not otherwise afford the education that [...]

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