The Notebook, July 2011 by Dale Mezzacappa and Benjamin Herold
No fewer than 13 states have passed major education reforms.
School may be out for the summer, but school choice is in, as states across the nation have moved to expand education opportunities for disadvantaged kids. This year is shaping up as the best for reformers in a very long time.
Why vouchers failed
When the session began in January, tuition vouchers appeared to the most likely measure to pass among the heavy-lift issues.