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 Children
Wisconsin Federation for ChildrenThursday, September 7th, 2017 at 8:57am

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

Lois K. Haglund
Wisconsin Federation for Children
Wisconsin Federation for ChildrenThursday, July 13th, 2017 at 11:59am

Are working class families outside of Milwaukee & Racine too "rich" for educational opportunity for their children?

Jennifer Thomas It's going to get worse with Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary.
Ed Willing I agree. This is frustrating. My son shouldn't have to possibly lose his ability to attend a choice school because his parents make more money either. Once you're in, you're in. But any interruption invalidates your qualification. This discriminates against the middle class.
George F. Ashley That's stupid.
Wisconsin Federation for Children
Wisconsin Federation for ChildrenFriday, June 16th, 2017 at 1:11am

Retweeted Am Fed for Children (@SchoolChoiceNow):

The #Wisconsin State Senate accomplished a rare feat with bi-partisan support for a #SchoolChoice bill! https://t.co/QVDDRrTjpg

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