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  1. Bobby Jindal Is Being Sued By His Own School Board Over The Common CoreRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Switched

    ... importance. But after a year of protracted fighting with the federal government over Jindal's expansion of school vouchers in Louisiana, the governor changed his tune. In May, he compared the Common Core to centralized planning in Russia. In June, ...

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  2. Building a Progressive Alternative to ALECRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... legislation. In the decades since its inception, ALEC has dismantled environmental regulations , pushed for school vouchers , compromised public safety by backing "stand your ground" laws and crippled unions with right-to-work legislation . ALEC ...

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  3. The state should send many more poor children to private schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Spectator

    Better capital makes us richer. That's uncontroversial when it comes to fixed capital like machine tools and computers, but it's also true of human capital.

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  4. An alternative to ALECRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Washington Post

    ... legislation. In the decades since its inception, ALEC has dismantled environmental regulations , pushed for school vouchers , compromised public safety by backing "stand your ground" laws and crippled unions with right-to-work legislation . ALEC ...

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  5. GOP 2014: Thriving economy, school choice fuel Bobby Jindal agenda in LouisianaRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | Washington Times

    ... the time-honored conservative concept of education vouchers, often called school choice. Public-school vouchers were the key education reform that the Reagan administration pushed for and that Republican governors in Wisconsin and elsewhere tried to ...

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  6. Haslam Continues Ed Policy Based on Secrecy, Favoritism, and DupliictyRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Schools Matter

    ... County teacher Jenee Peters said, listing the administration's support of new accountability measures, school vouchers, charter schools and standardized testing, among others. "He (Haslam) came here today to talk about the good things about Common ...

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  7. Sweden's School Choice DisasterRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | MetaFilter

    It's the darker side of competition that Milton Friedman and his free-market disciples tend to downplay: If parents value high test scores, you can compete for voucher dollars by hiring better teachers and providing a better education-or by going easy in grading national tests.

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  8. Capitol Report - Moral Mondays: A Classic Case of Deja VuRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    ... unemployment benefits, rejected federal Medicaid expansion, directed more public school money to private school vouchers, suppressed minority voting rights , cut social programs, imposed lavished tax cuts for the rich and placed severe restrictions ...

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  9. Community Profile: Tia TorhorstRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    The other three candidates are: David Bowen , Bria Grant , Sara Lee Johann. Torhorst plans, if elected, to reinstate a number of programs that have taken monetary cutbacks from the state.

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  10. Black Education Group Funds Pro-Common Core Lawsuit Against JindalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Breitbart.com

    A pro-Common Core black education group is funding a group of parents and teachers in a lawsuit against Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal , charging that he is illegally trying to remove the state from the controversial nationalized standards and their aligned assessments.

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  11. Rand Paul's Pitch to Black VotersRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | National Journal

    ... Another Republican lawmaker tried to further Republicans' poverty agenda with talk of enterprise zones and school vouchers-more than 20 years ago. In 1993, Jack Kemp, the original compassionate conservative, made a very similar case to the one that ...

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  12. Lawsuit challenges Georgia private school scholarshipsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Business Journal

    A private school scholarships program created by Georgia lawmakers six years ago is under fire from opponents who claim it siphons tax dollars away from public education.

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  13. Teachers union sues to prevent expansion of privately-funded voucher programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Washington Examiner

    In an impressive display of "we don't care how this looks," the Florida Education Association has sued the Sunshine State to prevent students from receiving more state-managed, privately-funded scholarships, including a new scholarship program for disabled students.

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  14. How Liberals make it Harder for BlacksRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Point of View

    The civil-rights struggles of the mid-20th century were liberalism at its best. The efforts culminated in the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which outlawed racial discrimination in employment and education and ensured the ability of blacks to register and vote.

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  15. A False Critique of Sweden's School Choice ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | National Center for Policy Analysis

    Ray Fisman, a Columbia University economist, recently authored a piece at Slate criticizing Sweden's experiment with school vouchers.

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  16. Koch groups visiting cities to push school vouchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | USA Today

    Recognizing Tennessee's recent focus on education reform, two organizations founded by one of the conservative Koch brothers stopped by Nashville Tuesday night, giving a platform to speakers who Koch groups visiting cities to push school vouchers NASHVILLE - Recognizing Tennessee's recent focus on education reform, two organizations founded by one ... (more)

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  17. School Voucher Systems: Doomed to Fail?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | John Dvorak

    Why is it so many for-profit programs that replace government run ones slide into nightmare such as for-profit prisons where more people get convicted for lessor things to fill the cells? Advocates for choice-based solutions should take a look at what's happened to schools in Sweden, where parents and educators would be thrilled to trade their ... (more)

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  18. Louisiana Sees Flurry Of Common Core LawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Daily Caller

    Louisiana's education battle has intensified, with a squad of legislators suing to halt the continued implementation of Common Core in the state, followed by Common Core supporters suing Gov. Bobby Jindal over his efforts to block the standards.

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  19. Why Liberals Should Stop Trying to 'Help' Black AmericansRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | New Media Journal

    The civil-rights struggles of the mid-20th century were liberalism at its best. The efforts culminated in the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which outlawed racial discrimination in employment and education and ensured the ability of blacks to register and vote.

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  20. Indy among 5 chosen to launch state's pre-K pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Indianapolis Star

    Indy among 5 chosen to launch state's pre-K pilot Allen, Jackson, Lake, Marion, Vanderburgh counties to provide vouchers for low-income kids Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1rymZC1 Indiana Governor Mike Pence talks with pre-school students while visiting the pre-school classes at Shepherd Community Center, 4107 E. Washington ... (more)

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