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46 min ago | Charleston City Paper

Libertarian gubernational candidate Steve French is left of the Dems, right of the GOP

For social liberals in South Carolina, the state Democratic Party can be kind of a letdown.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Education, Mount Pleasant, SC, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Charleston, SC

1 hr ago | Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tennessee Democrats say failure of Medicaid expansion overshadowed legislative accomplishments

Tennessee legislative Democrats said Tuesday that their biggest disappointment in the 2014 legislative session was the failure to expand Medicaid to cover more of the state's uninsured working poor.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Education

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Arkansas Times

Central High team a finalist in Siemens environmental challenge

A team from Little Rock Central High School was a national finalist in the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge , which encourages projects on environmental sustainability.

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Related Topix: Blanche Lincoln, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Pryor, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Arkansas, Family, Kids, Education

The Times-Picayune

Without vouchers, could these Catholic schools survive?

Along with uncertainty for parents , Louisiana's school voucher court cases have bred uncertainty for private schools that enroll a large number of state-funded pupils.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Education, US Governors, New Orleans, LA

The Times-Picayune

One group that loves school vouchers? Parents: James Varney

Schools and educational organizations set up booths at the school choice fair on March 10, 2014, in Baton Rouge, to help parents learn about their programs.

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Related Topix: Education, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Baton Rouge, LA, Family, Kids, Opinion

The Advocate

Stephanie Grace: Lawmakers fail test of common sense

The law, as everyone knows, can't be enforced because the U.S. Supreme Court deemed bans on specific sexual activities between consenting adults unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Baton Rouge, LA, Education, Opinion

Bradenton.com

With move by Sen. Bill Galvano, Florida school voucher provision could be back in play

The immigrant tuition bill isn't the only bill that will get a second chance in Tuesday's Senate Appropriations Committee meeting.

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Related Topix: Education, Bradenton, FL, Florida State University

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Naples Daily News

Letter: Less and more

Marcia Maloni, Naples Less and more Our legislators in Tallahassee are voting to increase school vouchers, but Florida students don't need more vouchers.

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Related Topix: Malone, FL, Education

Greenwich Citizen

House to take up 2 school voucher bills

The Arizona House is expected to take up two bills expanding the state's school voucher program while also giving students who participate extra funding.

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Related Topix: Education

Arkansas Times

Charter school moved ahead with site purchase before vote

SOLD: A charter school operator has closed on the purchase of this property though it still awaits state approval of the site for the school.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR, Education Etc., Pulaski County, AR, University of Arkansas, Education

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Governor emerged as winner as legislative session ends

Lawmakers wrapped up a fast - and often fractious - session on Thursday, returning home to their districts for good after three months at the state Lawmakers wrapped up a fast - and often fractious - session on Thursday, returning home to their districts for good after three months at the state Capitol.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Tennessee, Education

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Capitol View Commentary: Friday, April 18, 2014

THE END OF THE 108TH; IT HAPPENS EVERY YEAR; MAYBE NEVER MIND; ONE YEAR LATER; ANOTHER WEEK MORE VW/UAW DEVELOPMENTS; DOWN THE STRETCH; THE QUIET; PINKSTON ON INSIDE POLITICS The young ladies and children can walk around freely to enjoy our warmer spring weather .

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Related Topix: Blizzard, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Education

The Weekly Standard

A Late Convert to Vouchers

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Related Topix: Education

District Administration

Don't shortchange Florida's public schools

I'll admit it. During my time in the Florida Legislature, I was generally supportive of school vouchers.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Education, Life, Veteran Affairs

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

A look back: The 2014 TN legislative session

Lawmakers packed a lot of issues into a session that didn't last as long as many have in recent years.

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Related Topix: Education, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Norwalk Citizen News

Arizona House fails to expand school vouchers

Key Republicans banded with Democrats to vote down House Bill 2291, which would have made another 100,000 to 120,000 low-income students eligible for the Arizona Empowerment Scholarship Accounts program.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Education

The Leaf-Chronicle

108th General Assembly adjourns for the year

The 108th Tennessee General Assembly has adjourned after a session that included the passing of a $32.4 billion spending plan that doesn't give pay increases to state employees and teachers.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Education, Drugs

WTVF Nashville

108th General Assembly Adjourns For The Year

The 108th Tennessee General Assembly has adjourned after a session that included the passing of a $32.4 billion spending plan that doesn't give pay increases to state employees and teachers.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Education

The Washington Post

Even the strongest relationships sour

Bobby Jindal, governor of Louisiana, and John White, Louisiana's education commissioner, were once a great school reform pair - seemingly inseparable.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Education Etc., Education, Standardized Testing

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KSL-TV

School voucher expansion set for legislative votes

The Arizona Legislature is poised to vote on a major expansion of a school voucher program giving parents state money to pay their children's private school tuition.

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Related Topix: Education, Arizona Government, Arizona

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