JFC Budget Motion Restores Parental Options

By |2021-06-01T19:59:58+00:00May 9th, 2019|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release May 9, 2019 Contact: Jim Bender, School Choice Wisconsin Without surprise, Evers’ proposed changes rejected across the board Statement from Jim Bender, President of School Choice Wisconsin on the omnibus motion to remove Governor Evers’ proposed changes to the Parental Choice Programs: “When Governor Evers proposed his changes to the Parental [...]

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Racine Mailed Out Wrong Tax Information

By |2021-06-02T21:07:47+00:00April 8th, 2019|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release April 8, 2019 Contact: Jim Bender, School Choice Wisconsin In Taking Swipe at Choice Program, School/City Make Huge Error Statement from Jim Bender on the confirmation that the City of Racine and the Racine Unified School District sent out flyers to taxpayers with erroneous information regarding property taxes and the Racine [...]

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Number of Schools Surges Again for Parental Choice Programs

By |2021-06-03T18:05:20+00:00February 1st, 2019|Press Releases|

February 1, 2019 The Wisconsin Parental Choice Program Grows to More Than 250 Schools The Department of Public Instruction released the number of participating schools in three of the four Parental Choice Programs in Wisconsin. Once again, in reaction to parental demand, schools from all over Wisconsin are entering the program. Some of the schools [...]

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Parental Choice Programs Grow To Over 40,000 Students

By |2021-06-02T20:58:54+00:00October 30th, 2018|Press Releases|

October 30, 2018 After Nearly Three Decades of Growth, Superintendent Evers Wants To End Programs The Department of Public Instruction released the number of students that have enrolled to participate in the Parental Choice Programs in Wisconsin, which grew to more than 40,000 students in 2018.There are currently four Parental Choice Programs - The [...]

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Parental Choice Program Students Outperform Peers on ACT

By |2021-06-01T21:06:42+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Press Releases|

Third consecutive year of higher ACT scores – regardless of income Data released today by the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) show that again this year, students in the Parental Choice Programs are outperforming their peers on the ACT. As with all test data, a one-year snapshot has limitations but the trend of higher [...]

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Rapid Growth In Schools Participating Special Needs Scholarship Program

By |2021-06-02T21:13:48+00:00June 13th, 2018|Press Releases|

Like Statewide Program – Schools Enter Program to Meet Parental Demand Today, the Department of Public instructions released the list of schools that have registered to participate in the Special Needs Scholarship Program(SNSP). The program was initiated in the 2016-17 school year and had enrollment restrictions removed in the last legislative session. For the [...]

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Number of Schools Increases Again for Parental Choice Programs

By |2018-04-12T18:03:14+00:00January 31st, 2018|Press Releases|

The Wisconsin Parental Choice Program Grows to More Than 200 Schools The Department of Public Instruction released the number of participating schools in three of the four Parental Choice Programs in Wisconsin.  Once again, in reaction to parental demand, schools from all over Wisconsin are entering the program. Some of the schools listed below [...]

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Report Cards Released for Milwaukee Choice Program

By |2021-06-02T17:23:05+00:00November 21st, 2017|Press Releases|

Highlight - Majority of Highest Performing Schools in Milwaukee in Choice Program The first statewide report cards were issued for private schools in the Parental Choice Programs today. The data reflects the performance of the 2016-17 school year. Overall, the results showed modestly higher performance for the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP) and Racine Parental [...]

Parental Choice Programs Continue to Grow

By |2021-06-02T16:59:09+00:00October 19th, 2017|Press Releases|

More schools, more students and more communities now part of programs  Final numbers were released by the Department of Public Instruction regarding the fall enrollment for all four Parental Choice Programs in Wisconsin. Each program increased enrollment and the number of participating schools. The table below lists the specific numbers over the last two years. [...]

Parental Choice Program Students Again Outperform Peers

By |2021-06-02T16:50:09+00:00September 27th, 2017|Press Releases|

Second consecutive year of higher ACT scores – regardless of income Data released today by the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) show 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 [...]

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