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School Choice Wisconsin Welcomes Linda Appleby as Director of Development

January 10, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE School Choice Wisconsin Welcomes Linda Appleby as Director of Development   WEST ALLIS, Wis. (January 10, 2023) – Linda Appleby will join School Choice Wisconsin as Director of Development effective January 16, 2023, according to Nicholas Kelly, SCW President. Appleby has extensive experience in complex fundraising environments, including healthcare, higher education, and…

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School Choice Wisconsin Welcomes Amy Loudenbeck as Director of Policy and Government Affairs

January 4, 2023

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (January 4, 2023) – Former State Rep. Amy Loudenbeck will join School Choice Wisconsin (SCW) as Director of Policy and Government Affairs effective January 10, 2023, according to Nicholas Kelly, SCW President.  “Amy has a passion to serve Wisconsin children and families. Her commitment to parent choice, her legislative and management experience,…

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School Choice Wisconsin Doubles Size of Outreach Team

December 19, 2022

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (December 19, 2022) – School Choice Wisconsin will add two members to its staff, doubling the size of its outreach team, according to Nic Kelly, SCW president. Chris Lawrence and Ryan Huebsch will join SCW effective January 3, 2023. They will work with current staff to educate communities about the value of…

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SCWA takes action with “perfection” lawsuit

November 30, 2022

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (November 30, 2022) – After many years of frustration, today we fight back. Our mission at School Choice Wisconsin Action is to advocate for our member schools and families in the parental choice programs. On behalf of our member schools, School Choice Wisconsin Action (SCWA) and two Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP)…

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Department of Public Instruction Grades Choice Schools Higher Than Public

November 30, 2022

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (November 29, 2022) – A School Choice Wisconsin analysis of DPI Report Cards shows that schools in the state’s parental choice programs have earned higher grades than public schools. “Despite entry barriers, and funding at 60% of public school levels, DPI finds that schools in private school choice programs outperform public schools,”…

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Special Needs Scholarship Program grows statewide and at Kettle Moraine Lutheran

November 16, 2022

Wisconsin’s choice enrollment is growing. This is no surprise to School Choice Wisconsin given the widespread embrace of educational freedom in Wisconsin and around the country. We are especially pleased to see the growth of the Special Needs Scholarship Program (SNSP), one of Wisconsin’s four choice programs. The program went from a headcount of 1,759…

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High schools in Milwaukee’s and Racine’s choice programs outperform publics

November 16, 2022

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High schools in Milwaukee’s and Racine’s choice programs outperform publics

November 15, 2022

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (November 15, 2022) – High schools in Milwaukee’s and Racine’s parental choice programs outperform public high schools in those districts by a large margin, new data from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction show. In the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP), 82 percent of students attend high schools that meet, exceed or…

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Catholic schools outperform publics on the Nation’s Report Card

November 15, 2022

As School Choice Wisconsin took a look at recent data released on student achievement in the nation, we noted that Catholic schools outperformed public schools nationwide in math and reading in grades 4 and 8, the grades with data available for 2022. ChoiceWords focuses on Catholic schools here because it’s the only type of private…

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School Choice Wisconsin moves to new office in West Allis

November 8, 2022

School Choice Wisconsin has moved into a new office. It’s a nice space at 10427 W. Lincoln Ave., Suite 1800, in West Allis. We have a new sign, a new rug and pumpkin-scented candles. Our contact info remains the same. Email us at [email protected] or call us at 414-319-9160.  

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