School Choice Round Up

Education Week has a nice summary of all of the school choice plans and proposals in state legislatures across th US. Mark it down: 2005 may be a banner year for private school choice in state legislatures. In South Carolina, Republican Gov. Mark Sanford and members of the GOP-controlled legislature want to open public schools to private-sector competition. Meanwhile, Wisconsin and Ohio lawmakers are studying expansions of their well-known school voucher programs. The Texas legislature is considering a limited voucher proposal. Other plans are brewing in Indiana, Minnesota, and Missouri. Read on for the details about each state plan.