School Reform News : Issue Archive

  • November 2005 School Reform News

    The November 2005 issue of School Reform News features several articles on the education community's response to Hurricane Katrina. President George W. Bush has proposed emergency school vouchers as...
  • October 2005 School Reform News

    The October 2005 issue of School Reform News addresses a wide range of topics, including innovative preschool and home school programs, special education and early intervention, public school choice...
  • September 2005 School Reform News

    The September 2005 issue of School Reform News reports Ohio Gov. Robert Taft has signed into law a new statewide voucher program for students in failing schools. The measure also expands the...
  • July 2005 School Reform News

    The July 2005 issue of School Reform News reports both good news and bad news on the school choice front nationwide. On page 1: More than 2,000 parents, teachers, and school administrators rallied...
  • June 2005 School Reform News

    The June issue of School Reform News offers updates on school choice legislation being debated in nearly a dozen states. On page 1: South Carolina legislators tabled a bill proposing tax credits...
  • May 2005 School Reform News

    The May 2005 issue of School Reform News highlights school choice efforts nationwide, including a new school voucher program for special-needs students in Utah and a federal court's approval of...
  • April 2005 School Reform News

    A report published in April 2004 by Sister Dale McDonald for the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) indicates that during the 2003-04 school year, 123 Catholic schools nationwide were "...
  • March 2005 School Reform News

    The top story in the March 2005 issue of School Reform News reports on a lawsuit filed January 27 by three Atlanta families charging the state of Georgia has failed failing to provide their children...
  • February 2005 School Reform News

    High school students in the U.S. have a poorer understanding of basic math concepts than their counterparts in most other leading industrialized nations, according to international test results...
  • January 2005 School Reform News

    The January 2005 issue of School Reform News leads with a report on the latest setback for Florida's five-year-old Opportunity Scholarship program, which was struck down on November 12 by the state's...
  • December 2004 School Reform News

    The December issue of School Reform News features an exclusive interview with Mae and Martin Duggan, who founded Citizens for Educational Freedom (CEF)--the first organization established to promote...
  • November 2004 School Reform News

    The November 2004 issue of School Reform News features an interview with Lydia Segal, author of Battling Corruption in America's Public Schools, recently released by Northeast University Press and...
  • October 2004 School Reform News

    Although many Florida's citizens use public funds to purchase child care and other services from a range of providers that include religious institutions, the First District Court of Appeals in...
  • September 2004 School Reform News

    The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that Arizona's pioneering school choice tax credits--which have already passed constitutional muster in the state supreme court--can be challenged in federal court as...
  • July 2004 School Reform News

    The July 2004 issue of School Reform News reports on rallies held in Austin, Texas, where an estimated 2,000 Hispanic parents and students called for school vouchers and other reform measures, and...
  • June 2004 School Reform News

    The June issue of School Reform News reports an independent audit of the Miami-Dade County (Florida) School Board finds corruption and mismanagement have cost taxpayers more than $100 million. Such...
  • May 2004 School Reform News

    The May issue of School Reform News features an exclusive interview with Sol Stern: product of public schools, parent, journalist, policy analyst, and author of Breaking Free: Public School Lessons...
  • April 2004 School Reform News

    The April issue of School Reform News reports on the U.S. Supreme Court’s February 25 ruling in Locke v. Davey, which concluded Washington State was within its rights in denying scholarship aid to a...
  • March 2004 School Reform News

    The March issue of School Reform News reports the passage of a school voucher program for 1,700 of Washington, DC’s neediest schoolchildren--plus a leading Democrat’s voucher proposal for New Mexico...
  • February 2004 School Reform News

    The February 2004 issue of School Reform News discusses character education in public schools and reports the findings of several surveys that measure student attitudes towards cheating. Large...
  • January 2004 School Reform News

    Page 1 of the January 2004 issue of School Reform News reports on a Denver District Court’s decision to halt the Colorado voucher program ... and on the November 4 school board election in Colorado...
  • December 2003 School Reform News

    The December 2003 issue of School Reform News reviews several books that any school reformer would love to give ... or receive! Lisa Snell summarizes Making Schools Work: A Revolutionary Plan to...
  • November 2003 School Reform News

    The November 2003 issue of School Reform News offers coverage of a wide range of hot topics in the school reform arena, among them: school choice worldwide--Robert Holland of the Lexington...
  • October 2003 School Reform News

    The October 2003 issue of School Reform News documents the importance of school choice: Parents want it. According to a new Gallup poll conducted for Phi Delta Kappa International, only 35 percent...
  • September 2003 School Reform News

    The September 2003 issue of School Reform News features the coming showdown in Congress over a proposal to offer vouchers in the District of Columbia. The measure is expected to be taken up in...