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North Carolina Approves Universal School Choice

North Carolina is now the tenth state to approve universal school choice.

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Ohio Expands School Choice to All Students

This summer, Ohio joined the growing list of states to provide school choice to all students.

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EdChoice Study on Teen School Views

A new study by EdChoice finds that male and private school teens are the most likely to report using artificial intelligence, among other interesting findings.

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Coming Soon: National Blue Ribbon School Award Season

The pre-registration period for the 2024 National Blue Ribbon School award is just a week or two away. CAPE will post a link to pre-register for the award as soon as the registration portal goes live, in addition to sending it out via email to all schools and administrators who are part of our contact list. To join that list, please click here now, scroll to the bottom of the page, and fill out the form. As a reminder, schools interested in applying for this prestigious award MUST pre-register to be eligible.

Beginning with the 2024 award cycle, CAPE is excited to announce that non-public schools will also be eligible to receive a National Blue Ribbon School award under the Exemplary Achievement Gap-Closing category. 

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2023 Blue Ribbon Awardees Announced

On September 19, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona recognized 40 exemplary private schools among the 353 schools honored as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2023.

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VA CAPE Leader Elected President of State Education Board

Grace Creasey, Executive Director of the Virginia Council for Private Education, has been elected Board of Education president by members of the State Board.

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ESA Repeal Effort Fails in Arkansas

Arkansas’ Secretary of State announced that the group attempting to place the state’s new educations savings account law on the ballot failed to gather enough signatures for the effort.

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