Homeschool Heartbeat Radio: Hope for Sweden

School vouchers prompt court fights in US

NY: Group Aims to Counter Influence of Teachers’ Union

Maine Senate rejects school voucher bill

The Jewish Case for School Vouchers

‘Religious’ texts kept out of Idaho classrooms

Supreme Court Will Not Review Idaho Ban on Religious Books in Public Schools | Christian Post

US Supreme Court won’t hear ex-Idaho school’s case | AP

Alabama Holds Hearings on Charter Schools

South Carolina Senate Passes Charter School Expansion

Charter schools a point of contention in Olympia

ADF comment on U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to review Idaho ban on religious classical texts

Nampa Classical Academy Charter School Case on SCOTUS Blog Petitions to Watch

School Reform’s Establishment Turn: The Council on Foreign Relations endorses choice and competition

Indiana Supreme Court Grants Direct Appeal of Trial Court’s Decision In School Voucher Case

The Fiscal Effects of School Choice Programs on Public School Districts

    NCPA Policy Digest: One of the primary arguments made by opponents of school choice programs is that by allowing students to leave public schools, the fiscal security of those schools will inherently be made worse. In supporting this point, they emphasize that if a student leaves a school, many fixed costs still remain that will become more expensive per student, says Benjamin Scafidl, a fellow with the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice.


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ACLU asks Delaware to reject chart expansion due to no free lunches for minorities

Slate on the Santorum kids: Do Home-Schooled Kids Get Spring Break?

Wisconsin State Assembly Passes Special Needs Scholarship Legislation

Parent school choice bill wins approval in Kentucky Senate

Swedish homeschooling leader flees country following alleged persecution

Christie Expects to Win Passage of Limited School-Voucher Program in 2012

Tebow’ bill to let home-schoolers play high school sports killed by Virginia Senate

Sweden’s anti-home schooling attitude out of hand

New Arizona Law Increases Tax Credit Amount For School Choice Program

Alberta: “Homeschoolers can’t be taught ‘gay’ sex sinful”

Fla. charter school accused of using Scientology study methods

Facing persecution, Swedish homeschoolers seek American help | Baptist Press

New Study Shows Higher Graduation, Achievement Rates For Milwaukee Voucher Students

Homeschooling families can’t teach homosexuality a sin in class says Alberta gvmt

Georgia charter schools measure passes house

2,500 attend Trenton rally supporting school voucher program for N.J. students in failing districts

Wyoming homeschooling threat averted

“Why teaching children at home violates progressive values” | Slate

MS: Surveilling homeschoolers, the 2nd try …

Call to Action: Email Your Swedish Embassy | HSLDA

New hope for Swedish home-schooling family

President’s Budget Proposal Fails to Fund D.C. Voucher Program

Charter school teachers fear IRS rules change

Be wary of anti-home schooling efforts | OneNewsNow.com

ADF: New ruling increases pressure to return Swedish child to parents

Christie calls on union chief to resign over school voucher comment

California Assembly Passes Anti-Charter, Union-Backed Bill

AFC Condemns Insulting Comments From NJ Teachers Union Leader

Philadelphia Archbishop Chaput: Catholic school crisis shows need for vouchers

Sweden’s New Home Schooling Limits Being Tested By Chabad Rabbi

New Orleans Voucher Program Boasts High Parental Satisfaction Rate

AZ State Trial Court Upholds School Voucher Program

Record Number of Children Enrolled in Private School Choice Programs this Year

Arkansas Human Services issues proposed rules barring use of tax money to teach religion | The Republic (AP)

Home School Families in Sweden Brace for New Government Assault | The New American

WSJ Video: “Charter School Laboratories: How do the states rank?”

Politician: Take homeschool kids from parents | WorldNetDaily

Swedish Pol to Social Services Minister: Take Homeschooled Kids!

Sweden Crushing Homeschoolers: Exorbitant Fines as Politicians Call for Gov’t to Seize Home-schooled Children

Are school vouchers OK in Arizona?

School voucher program gets fresh look in Louisiana

    NOLA.com: Although charter schools continue to dwarf vouchers in terms of overall growth, voucher programs have rebounded on the national political and educational scene in the past year. In 2011, more than 30 states introduced bills that would use taxpayer dollars to send children to privately run schools, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. That’s up more than 300% from the previous year, when only nine voucher bills were introduced.


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Judge upholds Ind. school voucher law, rejects claims it unconstitutionally supports religion

AG says Pocono Mountain Charter School violated state law – entanglement with church

Virginia Governor Unveils 2012 Education Reform Agenda

Court ruling aids ‘dumbing down’

CA: Parent activists vs. unions over school law

Suit Challenges Denial of Charter School Application By Minister

Let’s hope Supreme Court hears Bible case (take poll at right)

Family of ‘state-napped’ child beats social services | WND