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By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
France’s system is a cautionary tale of how a country can offer an expansive private school choice system, but still fail to achieve equity.
By Sarah Butrymowicz, The Hechinger Report
Betsy DeVos’s school choice ideas are a reality in Sweden, where student performance has suffered. In the second of a three-part series, find out how school choice works in other parts of the world.
New Zealand’s history of total school choice offers the U.S. some key lessons.
By PBS NewsHour
President Trump's budget proposes roughly $9 billion in cuts to various federal education programs, a reduction of roughly 13 percent, including changes to student loan programs. Some of that money would be rerouted to advance the idea of school choice.
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos gave few specifics on how such a program would work, other than to say that the state of Indiana could serve as a model.
By Maria Danilova and Emily Swanson, Associated Press
Even as fierce political battles rage in Washington over school choice, most Americans know little about charter schools or private school voucher programs. Still, more Americans feel positively than negatively about expanding those programs, a new poll finds.
By Terrance Harris, Associated Press
Education Secretary Betsy Devos vowed support for the students at a historically black university at their graduation ceremony, but was nearly drowned out by booing and shouts of "Liar!" Many graduating students turned their back to her in protest.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday asked Congress to work with him on extending school choice programs nationwide to benefit millions of students, including low-income African-American and Hispanic children.
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