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2013-02-01 08:24:55

Single-year enrollment growth is largest in American history WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 245,000 children are participating in publicly funded private school choice programs across the nation, according to the School Choice Yearbook 2012-13--the annual award-winning publication offering the most comprehensive data on the nation's 32 private school choice programs--released today by the Alliance for School Choice. Download the Yearbook at...

2012-07-13 06:23:04

Entertainers also joined sports stars in groundbreaking meeting encouraging greater involvement in education reform LOS ANGELES, July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dozens of current and former athletes, education reformers, and entertainers joined together prior to the 2012 ESPY Awards earlier this week to participate in a first-of-its-kind discussion about the importance of school choice and education reform to low-income communities nationwide. The Alliance for School...

2012-04-04 06:24:23

School choice programs tailored for children with special needs offer educational options to families in eight states WASHINGTON, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 30,000 students with special needs are participating in 10 publicly funded private school choice programs designed for children with special needs in eight states, according The Promise of Special Needs Scholarships, released today by the Alliance for School Choice. The Promise of Special Needs...

2012-01-27 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expansions to the nation's oldest private school choice program are giving thousands more Wisconsin families a choice in their child's education, according to the School Choice Yearbook 2011-12--the annual award-winning publication offering the most comprehensive data on the nation's 27 private school choice programs--released yesterday by the Alliance for School Choice. A total of 23,198 children are receiving scholarships to...

2012-01-27 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ohio's four voucher programs which benefit children in low-income families and students with special needs are now serving more than 24,000 children, according to the School Choice Yearbook 2011-12--the annual award-winning publication offering the most comprehensive data on the nation's 27 private school choice programs--released yesterday by the Alliance for School Choice. The school choice landscape in the Buckeye State...

2012-01-27 10:00:00

BATON ROUGE, La., Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 2,000 students are enrolled in Louisiana's two publicly funded voucher programs, according to the School Choice Yearbook 2011-12--the annual award-winning publication offering the most comprehensive data on the nation's 27 private school choice programs--released yesterday by the Alliance for School Choice. Record enrollment in the state's flagship Student Scholarships for Educational Excellence Program in Orleans...

2012-01-27 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Indiana enacted the most expansive school choice program ever last year, breaking first-year enrollment records and cementing the state's status as a leader in education reform, according to the School Choice Yearbook 2011-12--the annual award-winning publication offering the most comprehensive data on the nation's 27 private school choice programs--released yesterday by the Alliance for School Choice. The Choice Scholarship...

2012-01-27 09:41:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More Florida students are participating in publicly funded private school choice programs than any other state in the country, according to the School Choice Yearbook 2011-12--the annual award-winning publication offering the most comprehensive data on the nation's 27 private school choice programs--released yesterday by the Alliance for School Choice. The Sunshine State continues to set the pace for school choice enrollment...

2012-01-27 09:35:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 40,000 students in Pennsylvania are benefiting from the state's decade-old corporate scholarship tax credit program, according to the School Choice Yearbook 2011-2012--the annual award-winning publication offering the most comprehensive data on the nation's 27 private school choice programs--released yesterday by the Alliance for School Choice. Pennsylvania's Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program enrolled 40,876 students...

2012-01-27 09:35:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program, the nation's only federally funded voucher program, grew by 60 percent this year thanks to reauthorization, according to the School Choice Yearbook 2011-12--the annual award-winning publication offering the most comprehensive data on the nation's 27 private school choice programs--released yesterday by the Alliance for School Choice. The program was restored and strengthened for...