School Reform News : Issue Archive

  • 2010 September School Reform News

    The September issue of School Reform News leads with a report on the Obama administration’s Common Core Standards Initiative. Thirty-seven states have signed on to the national curriculum program,...
  • 2010 March School Reform News

    The March 2010 issue of School Reform News reports the new GOP governors in New Jerseyand Virginia have tapped respected school choice advocates for the top education jobs in their respective states...
  • 2010 February School Reform News

    The February issue of School Reform News reports on California’s efforts to change its state education system so as to quality for federal Race to the Top funding. Also in this issue: Texas,...
  • 2011 January School Reform News

    The January issue of School Reform News reports on the growing popularity of the Parent Trigger, an innovative school reform measure first adopted in California and now under consideration in Georgia...
  • 2009 May School Reform News: Tough Road for DC Vouchers

    The May 2009 issue of School Reform News reports the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program faces a tough reauthorization battle, forced because President Barack Obama’s Omnibus Appropriations Act...
  • 2009 March School Reform News: Milwaukee Voucher Program Under Fire

    The March 2009 issue of School Reform News opens with a report on California’s continuing budget crisis, which has some observers fearing multibillion-dollar education budget cuts. Also in this...
  • 2009 February School Reform News: Florida Celebrates Its Scholarship Program

    The February 2009 issue of School Reform News reports on a Florida rally that attracted Gov. Charlie Crist and more than 600 local dignitaries, corporate donors, and parental choice supporters...
  • January 2009 School Reform News: Rallying for School Choice

    The January 2009 issue of School Reform News leads with coverage of a pre-Election Day school choice rally in Charlotte, North Carolina that attracted more than 850 parents, children, community...
  • December 2008 School Reform News: School Choice Under Attack in Arizona

    The December 2008 issue of School Reform News reports that the “most frivolous lawsuit ever” has been filed against the state’s tuition tax credit programs. The Arizona Supreme...
  • November 2008 School Reform News: Charter Schools

    The November 2008 issue of School Reform News highlights charter schools. On page 1: * The Florida Supreme Court removed two amendments from the November 4 ballot that would have protected the state...
  • September 2008 School Reform News

    The September 2008 issue of School Reform News highlights homeschooling, charter schools, and school choice legislative efforts in California. On page 1: The No Child Left Behind Act dominated the...
  • June 2008 School Reform News

    The June 2008 issue of School Reform News reports on the decision by a Florida commission that has agreed to give voters an opportunity to pave the constitutional way for vouchers in the state. Also...
  • May 2008 School Reform News

    The May 2008 issue of School Reform News addresses from several angles a February California court decision that parents have no right to homeschool their own children. After a firestorm of criticism...
  • April 2008 School Reform News

    The April 2008 issue of School Reform News reports on experiments in Baltimore and Atlanta with merit pay ... for students. Noting the efforts are controversial, David Kirkpatrick of the U.S. Freedom...
  • March 2008 School Reform News

    The March 2008 issue of School Reform News highlights a May 12 rally that brought more than 1,100 students, parents, and educators to the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison in support of the state's...
  • February 2008 School Reform News

    The February 2008 issue of School Reform News offers a look at the presidential candidates and their positions on school choice. On page 1: Florida Gov. Charlie Crist and other dignitaries came...
  • January 2007 School Reform News

    The January 2007 issue of School Reform News leads with a report confirming grassroots support for school choice across the U.S., despite the recent setback for Utah’s universal voucher program. Also...
  • December 2007 School Reform News

    The December issue of School Reform News reports on the November 6 referendum on Utah's universal voucher program, which was defeated by a well-funded national teachers union campaign of...
  • October 2007 School Reform News

    The October 2007 issue of School Reform News reports on victories for charter schools from Arizona to Maryland. On page 1: The Maryland Court of Appeals ruled the state's charter schools are...
  • September 2007 School Reform News

    The September 2007 issue of School Reform News leads with a report on the U.S. Supreme Court's June 28 issue deciding states cannot use racial quotas to assign students to schools. Also on page 1...
  • August 2007 School Reform News

    Page 1 of the August 2007 of School Reform News features a rally at the state capitol in Columbus, Ohio, where some 1,800 people voiced their support for educational freedom. Also on page 1: Utah...
  • June 2007 School Reform News

    The June 2007 issue of School Reform News reports on rallies in Florida, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania in support of school choice options. All told, more than 6,500 parents, students, religious...
  • May 2007 School Reform News

    The May 2007 issue of School Reform News covers efforts by District of Columbia Mayor Adrian Fenty and Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to assert more authority over their local schools. Also on page 1...
  • March 2007 School Reform News

    The March 2007 issue of School Reform News highlights efforts across the country to attract talented professionals to the classroom, through alternative certification and similar measures. On page 1...
  • January 2007 School Reform News

    The January 2007 issue of School Reform News highlights efforts to address the growing problem of school violence. On page 1: A Florida mayor with a pioneering vision for education reform has...