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.