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  1. Back to School: Statewide voucher program expands in 2nd yearRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    ... per child for non-members. The Department of Public Instruction says it pays schools up to $7210 for grade school vouchers. High school vouchers are paid up to $7856. However, the vouchers don't just cover tuition. Vouchers also cover the ...

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  2. Making laws challenge-proofRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    Here's an unreasonable solution to unreasonably bad legislation: If an N.C. lawmaker votes for a bill that is subsequently rejected by the courts, that lawmaker must help pay for resources that went into defending the flawed law.

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  3. Education documentary returns to big screenEducation documentary...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

    ... creative team hopes to put a face to those directly affected by reform movements that champion private school vouchers, charter schools and other measures that some say put more restrictions on teachers. "That's what the film is about: Let's have a ...

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  4. Americans dislike common core, doubt standardized testing helps schools, new poll findsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sentinel School Zone

    ... they are, mistakenly thinking they can charge tuition, teach religion and pick and choose their students. -- School vouchers are not popular, with 37 percent of American supporting plans to allow students to attend private school at public expense.

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  5. Hagan, Tillis duke it out over ed - Judge blocks Jindal - Wyoming primary resultsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Politico

    ... airing an ad [ http://bit.ly/1teDT7V ] tying Hagan to President Barack Obama and trumpeting Tillis' work on school vouchers and raising teacher pay. The next day, a new 501(c)4 called Carolina Rising, which does not disclose its donors, released an ...

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  6. Reeder: stop holding our students backRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

    ... We value choice, yet we give neither to children born into poor or working-class families. That's why school vouchers have merit - they empower parents to make wise choices for their children. Every parent wants to see their child succeed and ...

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  7. North Carolina judge to rule on school voucher programRead the original story

    Yesterday | District Administration

    Wake County Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood said he will rule Thursday morning on whether it's constitutional for tax money to be used to pay for tuition at private or religious schools.

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  8. Reece Gardner: Remember to vote in November electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kinston Free Press

    ... are still non-partisan. Those whom we choose for the North Carolina Supreme Court may be making decisions on school vouchers, teacher tenure, voter ID laws, redistricting, the death penalty, property rights, and more, and who these judges are and ...

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  9. Home schools are booming in N.C.Read the original story

    Yesterday | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Lost amid the high-volume discussions of private school vouchers, charter schools and Common Core, home schools are a hidden giant in North Carolina, one that demands more attention from legislators and educators.

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  10. NC judge to issue voucher ruling on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Observer

    Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood heard arguments in Wake County Superior Court on Tuesday on whether it's constitutional for public money to be used to pay for tuition at private and religious schools.

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  11. Editorial: Utah School Board works for the publicRead the original story

    Tuesday | Salt Lake Tribune

    Members of the Utah State Board of Education are in charge of the state's public schools.

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  12. Fight on Common Core Dividing LouisianaRead the original story

    Tuesday | News Max

    ... school, the Times reported. The Black Alliance for Educational Options, which collaborated with Jindal on school vouchers and charter schools, is financing the lawsuit against him regarding Common Core. "This happens to be an issue where we ...

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  13. NC Judge Weighs Legality Of School Vouchers PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBS Local

    A North Carolina judge is hearing arguments on whether it's constitutional for tax money to be used to pay for tuition at private or religious schools.

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  14. Judge weighs legality of school vouchers planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Burlington Times News

    A North Carolina judge is hearing arguments on whether it's constitutional for tax money to be used to pay for tuition at private or religious schools.

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  15. Judge to hear arguments on school voucher program TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WRAL.com

    The "Opportunity Scholarship" program, passed by the General Assembly in 2013, gives annual grants of up to $4,200 to families that want to send their children to private schools.

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  16. Parrott and Bethel back in sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Kinston Free Press

    Arendell Parrot Academy and Bethel Christian Academy welcomed new and returning students to the start of the 2014-15 school year on Monday.

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  17. Poll: Common Core support among teachers plummets, with fewer than half supporting itRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Washington Post

    ... a fellow at the Hoover Institute (which is housed at Stanford University) is well-known for his support of school vouchers. It is interesting to see how the article in Education Next about the poll, co-written by Peterson and titled "No Common ...

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  18. Today's Policy Agenda: School Autonomy WorksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | National Review Online

    ... study, which would seem to relate to the debates we often have over teacher tenure, charter schools, and school vouchers, makes use of a natural experiment with findings that corroborate the call for liberalizing hiring and firing of teachers and ...

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  19. Voucher School TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | The Progressive

    ... perform no better in reading or math than their public school peers. But Governor Scott Walker expanded school vouchers to nine new districts around the state this year. And the state legislature, with the backing of the powerful school choice ...

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  20. Pinellas House candidates take their case to libertarians in ClearwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    ... of a public school teacher as he told the audience on Saturday, he's also an enthusiastic supporter of school vouchers, which he says allows more parents to have more 'flexibility' to put their kids in a 'successful education environment' such ...

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