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  1. Scott Walker's public school funding, voucher plans go to panelRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TwinCities

    Gov. Scott Walker's proposal for funding public schools and doing away with a cap on enrollment for the statewide private school voucher program are on the agenda for the Legislature's budget committee. The Joint Finance Committee is in the second of three days of briefings Tuesday in which state agency heads discuss Walker's budget.

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  2. Legislature's budget committee to examine Walker's proposal for public schools, vouchersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Gov. Scott Walker's proposal for funding public schools and doing away with a cap on enrollment for the statewide private school voucher program are on the agenda for the Legislature's budget committee. The Joint Finance Committee is in the second of three days of briefings Tuesday in which state agency heads discuss Walker's budget.

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  3. Controversial school vouchers considered In OklahomaRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | District Administration

    Parents who want to send their kids to private school could get state funding for tuition if supporters of a new proposal get their way. A bill that would establish 'Education Savings Accounts' is making its way through the Legislature right now.

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  4. Nelson Diaz totes progressive stance for Millennial votesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Philly.com

    ... traditional public school advocates who may be against state Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams' stand in favor of school vouchers. Diaz said he supports "charters that work," and sits on the board of one in Camden, but wants a moratorium on new charters ...

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  5. Indiana's Education Battle Has Deep RootsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Times-Union

    ... with a Republican governor and a Republican legislature, put in place a lot of education reforms things like school vouchers, the A to F grading system and teacher accountability measures. Teachers and teacher unions were not fans of these reforms. ...

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  6. Green Bay Notre Dame Academy belongs to the Green Bay Area Catholic Education system's East group.Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Door Reminder

    Several area parochial schools among voucher applicants Several had previously applied unsuccessfully. Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1AykDC1 A number of Green Bay-area parochial schools have applied for the Wisconsin private school voucher program, including a handful that currently are not in the program.

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  7. Premature election?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Assembly Speaker John Hambrick has voted for exactly the same number of taxes as his would-be replacement in the Legislature, Jim Marchant : zero. So isn't the ongoing campaign to recall Hambrick from office a bit premature? Proponents say no, because Hambrick has indicated he's willing to break the no-tax pledge that he signed back in 2010 .

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  8. Controversial School Vouchers Considered In Oklahoma LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    Parents who want to send their kids to private school could get state funding for tuition if supporters of a new proposal get their way. A bill that would establish 'Education Savings Accounts' is making its way through the Legislature right now.

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  9. Buy bondsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | TwinCities

    The talk of how to use the forecast $1.9 billion surplus centers only on "spend it" or "give it back." Both ideas may lead to upsetting the fiscal outlook in later biennia.

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  10. State Election: Blacktown candidates give views on educationRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Blacktown Sun

    Education is the great equaliser, it's a clichA but it's true. No matter what your postcode, bank balance or background, access to a good quality education can make a profound difference in a person's life, which is why I will always fight for a better deal for education in Blacktown.

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  11. State Election: Seven Hills candidates talk educationRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Blacktown Sun

    Education and training is the key to getting a stable job, but opportunities for young people in western Sydney are under threat. The NSW Liberals have cut $1.7 billion from schools and TAFEs, while Tony Abbott has cut $10 billion from our schools.

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  12. 98 schools apply for state voucher programRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Door Reminder

    Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1Axp5kc The number of students receiving private-school vouchers in Wisconsin is nearing 30,000, making the state a leader when it comes to taxpayer-funded tuition subsidies. MADISON - Nearly 100 private and religious schools have applied to be a part of Wisconsin's voucher program next fall.

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  13. Dana Milbank: Jeb Bush, CPAC pinataRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... do you love this country?”), and he vouched for Bush's record as a tax-cutter and proponent of school vouchers. Hannity was almost apologetic in asking Bush the necessary tough questions, gently telling him that “every article I have ... 5 comments

  14. A new education law - or more waivers?Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Joannejacobs.com

    No Child Left Behind expired in 2007, but Congress hasn't come up with a rewrite. House Republican leaders have postponed a vote on their version, the Student Success Act, because some conservatives think it doesn't go far enough to curb federal mandates.

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  15. Wisconsin voucher programs seeing rapid growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    In this Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 photo, math teacher Lauren Postier takes part in a chapel service in the new gymnasium at Hope Prima school in Milwaukee, Wis. The number of students receiving private-school vouchers in Wisconsin is nearing 30,000, making the state a leader when it comes to taxpayer-funded tuition subsidies.

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  16. Dana Milbank:Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jewish World Review

    ... ("Why do you love this country?"), and he vouched for Bush's record as a tax-cutter and proponent of school vouchers. Hannity was almost apologetic in asking Bush the necessary tough questions, gently telling him that "every article I have read ...

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  17. State Election: Mount Druitt candidates speak about educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Marys Star

    As a father of two, I understand the importance of our young people having access to quality education because it helps pave the way to a good career. The Liberals clearly do not share the same view as their $1.7 billion cuts to education have made it harder for our children to get ahead.

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  18. Republicans embark on rocky road to reform federal role in educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Washington Examiner

    The new Republican majority in Congress plans to tackle education reform, but the process is exposing rifts within the party about how far it should go to untether local public schools from federal control. Republican divisions were evident last week, when House lawmakers began debating the Success Act, a bill that would revamp the unpopular No Child Left Behind Act, in part by giving local school districts more autonomy over how to spend federal education dollars.

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  19. State Election: Londonderry candidates speak on educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Marys Star

    Like all parents, I want my son to have the very best start in life. That's why a quality, affordable and accessible education system is so important.

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  20. Jim Crow and school vouchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    ... campaign, and the home-schooling movement is bound to make greater strides under his stewardship. This means school vouchers are back again. No less than two house bills and three senate bills have proposed implementing some form of school vouchers ...

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