Category Archives: school choice

Can private school choice get traction in the Texas House?

81 percent of the key committee is opposed. Continue reading

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Why is private school choice stuck in Texas?

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You can’t pass a private school choice law if your only reliable supporters are the far right and families that are already in private schools. Continue reading

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How consistent is the evidence for private school choice?

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Advocates for school choice often assert that nearly all rigorous studies have found positive effects of private school choice. But the evidence is actually quite mixed. Continue reading

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Texas private schools look nothing like you imagine

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In movies and TV shows, nearly all private institutions look like east coast prep schools. In reality, 4 out of 5 private students attend religious elementary schools. Continue reading

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