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July 17, 2020-Milwaukee area schools can not reopen under current COVID-19 restrictions

Jim Bender, President of School Choice Wisconsin explains that schools have been blindsided by Milwaukee area health officials: "Nobody saw this coming. Schools did not have any sort of consultative role in these changes. And they didn't get any communication from the health department that the changes were being made." Read the full article here: [...]

By |2020-07-27T18:22:10+00:00July 27th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on July 17, 2020-Milwaukee area schools can not reopen under current COVID-19 restrictions

Parental Choice Program Students Outperform Peers

Data released today by the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) shows that again this year, students in the Parental Choice Programs are outperforming their peers. As with all test data, a one-year snapshot has limitations but the trend of higher scores for students on a voucher is great news for students and taxpayers. “All three [...]

By |2017-08-02T15:23:58+00:00May 17th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Sup. Tony Evers Contradicts Himself In Swipe At School Choice

The US Department of Justice launched an investigation concerning discrimination against students with disabilities by private schools in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP) after the ACLU and Disability Rights Wisconsin (DRW) filed a compliant. After four years, the DOJ closed the investigation without finding any discrimination Of importance, however, was that the investigation used [...]

By |2017-08-02T15:23:39+00:00May 17th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Statement on WILL Test Score Study

The Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty (WILL) released the results of a study on standardized test scores that accounted for socioeconomic factors for all school sectors across Wisconsin.  Here are some of the highlights of the study: Students in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP) scored 5% higher in reading proficiency and 4% higher [...]

By |2017-08-02T19:39:56+00:00March 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments
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