February 14, 2017

Articles & Reports

Learn more about why public schools are succeeding, and why ESAs are bad for public education.  Click on the lists below to access these articles and reports:

More about the impact of ESAs

On the negative effect of vouchers

Policy Brief: Educational Savings accounts. (National Education Association)

The False Promise Of ‘School Choice Week’

School choice gutted Detroit’s public schools. The rest of the country is next.

A sobering look at what Betsy DeVos did to education in Michigan — and what she might do as secretary of education

Michigan spends $1B on charter schools but fails to hold them accountable

School Vouchers’ Empty Promise to Special Ed. Students

Betsy DeVos Wants to Use America’s Schools to Build “God’s Kingdom”

ESAs Will Cut, Not Increase, Public School Funding

10 Reasons Why Private School Vouchers Should Be Rejected

Schools Vouchers Making a Comeback

Betsy DeVos has a rural problem

More about public school education in Iowa and across the nation

Iowa’s high school graduation rate continues to climb

If you think public schools are failing, you haven’t met these kids

Three global indexes show that U.S. public schools must be doing something right

Financing School Programs in Iowa

Financing public education in Iowa

Why schools aren’t businesses: The blueberry story

NSBA’s Position on Private School Vouchers

FACT CHECK: Failed GOP Policies Led to Deficit, Budget Cuts

More about the effects of reduced funding/ESAs/vouchers on communities

Where school choice isn’t an option, rural public schools worry they’ll be left behind

State money helping wealthier Arizona kids go to private schools

Data: Majority of Nevadans seeking school vouchers live in upscale suburbs

Gary school finances fix could include ban on new charter schools