Newspaper Articles – Alicia Constant

Texas Approves Largest Charter School Expansion Since 2001

Texas is raising the state’s charter school operator cap from 215 to 305 by 2019, marking the largest charter school expansion since 2001—and the only school choice bill to pass in 2013.

South Carolina Passes Temporary Education Tax Credits

Although a $39 million education tax credit proposal failed to pass the South Carolina Senate this May, senators amended the state budget to grant tax deductions for private school teachers and lea

South Carolina Passes Temporary Education Tax Credits

While a $39 million education tax credit proposal failed to pass the South Carolina Senate this May, senators amended the state budget to grant tax deductions for private school teachers and learni

Georgia Considers Letting K-12 Students Bring PCs to School

Georgia lawmakers are considering overturning a classroom technology ban to let K-12 students bring their own devices to class.

Ballot Measure Would Lower California’s Online Learning Barriers

A proposed ballot initiative would give California high school students the right to access classes required for admission to state universities, regardless of where they live.

New School Cafeteria Regulations Cost $7 Billion, Cut Choices

Kids might notice some of their favorite menu items are missing when they return to school cafeterias this fall, as a new federal law and changing school regulations increasingly dictate what’s on

BRIEF: Walker’s Bargaining Limits Save Millions, Some Districts Still Short

Sixty-seven of Wisconsin’s 424 school districts have reported saving more than $140 million in total by collectively negotiating only salaries under Gov.

New Accountability System in Works for Wisconsin

Wisconsin parents will have more ways to evaluate schools and their children’s progress under a new accountability initiative proposed by Republican Gov.