April 2007 School Reform News

Published April 1, 2007

The April 2007 issue of School Reform News highlights school voucher rallies in South Carolina and Texas and voucher proposals in Georgia, Maryland and Utah. On page 1:

  • Five thousand parents and children from across Texas attended a school rally at the State Capitol in February.
  • In early February, Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. signed the nation’s first law allowing all children to use state-funded scholarships to attend the school of their choice.
  • A plan to expand educational options for foster children is moving forward in Maryland.
  • Disabled children in Georgia may soon have access to educational choice under the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Act.

Also in this issue: NCLB, teacher licensing, charter schools, merit pay, social promotion, citizenship education, and more.