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Vouchers: The academics and economics behind choice

Public and voucher schools

This map shows Allen County public schools along with schools that accept vouchers.

Fort Wayne Community Schools

East Allen County Schools

Northwest Allen County Schools

Southwest Allen County Schools

Voucher schools

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FWCS Superintendent Dr. Wendy Robinson talks with students as Wayne High School student Molly Brehm, right, introduces herself at a student advisory council meeting. (CATHIE ROWAND)

Indiana a national model

Educators don't have innate hostility toward Indiana, but they see how the Hoosier State's education policy is influencing the country.

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Many local families find success stories

Public school wasn't cutting it for Patricia Andrade's youngest son, Javier Andrade, who faces several challenges, including a...

October 8, 2017 1:00 am

Project finds five concerns with vouchers

Six years into the nation's largest educational voucher program, most Hoosiers have come to accept school choice as a basic right. Too...

October 8, 2017 1:00 am

 Beth Bearman, center, a parent who has used vouchers to help pay for her childrens' education, answers a question Wednesday during the Vouchers: The Economics and Academics of Choice forum. (Photos by Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette) (Rachel Von | The Journal GazetteRachel Von | The Journal Gazette)

Panel offers perspectives on voucher benefits, criticisms

A five-member panel brings varying perspectives to the school voucher debate.

October 5, 2017 1:00 am

 Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette
 Nate Burnard, librarian at the Hessen Cassel branch library, teaches home-schoolers Isaac Walter, 11, and his brother Andrew, 12, about primary and secondary colors during a recent art class. (Cathie_Rowand)

Lessons learned at home

INDIANAPOLIS – There is another choice for Hoosier parents other than public and private schools. They can home-school their...

October 5, 2017 1:00 am