Wisconsin sees rapid growth in statewide school choice program

This week, headlines out of Wisconsin have been touting the state’s enrollment numbers for its Wisconsin Parental Choice Program. Since last fall, the number of students enrolled in the voucher program have more than doubled and so has the number of participating schools. This year, the program has 2,514 compared to last year’s 1,007, and the number of participating schools has jumped from 31 to 82 qualifying schools.

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Wisconsin Federation for ChildrenSaturday, February 24th, 2018 at 8:49am

Research once again shows school choice is working!

I support public schools and think we should be funding them. It’s easy for “ choice”schools to claim success when they don’t have to take the children who are more difficult to educate.
Because most of voucher users are already the rich and would already be headed to colleges. And handicapped and troubled kids are sent back to the public schools
they have booted out the "problem kids" and sent them back to the public schools who's funding has been cut because of the vouchers. When my kids were young you paid for the other schools out of your own pockets. there was no hand outs to pay for the "better" schools. And also paid taxes for schools too, and most getting the vouchers can afford to pay for the private schools. I stopped when I couldn't afford it any more and feel the kids got a better education out of going to public schools which offered more choices....
Wisconsin Federation for Children
Wisconsin Federation for ChildrenThursday, September 7th, 2017 at 8:57am

Wisconsin Joint Finance Committee Approves Extensive Expansion of Special Needs Scholarship Program

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