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What We’re Reading: School Choice Gathering Steam

May 20th, 2022|

It’s heartening to see movements for school choice gathering steam around the U.S., following the lead of School Choice Wisconsin's founders, who spearheaded the drive toward parental empowerment. If you cruise around Google News or [...]

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

March 30th, 2022|

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 [...]

Choice Schools and Families Stranded When DPI Drops the Ball

February 21st, 2022|

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 [...]

How the Milwaukee School Choice Program Inspired a National Movement

January 24th, 2022|

January 24, 2022 By Susan Mitchell In 1990, the Milwaukee School Choice Program served only 341 students at seven schools. Last year nearly 29,000 students — 1 in 4 Milwaukee school children —used it to [...]

Milwaukee Schools Can’t Reopen Under Current COVID-19 Restrictions

July 27th, 2020|

From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: "Milwaukee schools and universities that have been planning to offer face-to-face instruction this fall may need to shift gears after the city health department quietly enacted stricter guidelines for when [...]

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