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  1. Colorado teacher protest reaches 700 and climbingRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Examiner.com

    Teachers in Colorado have been protesting for nearly a week now, with no signs of slowing down. Their numbers have swelled to nearly 80 teachers and over 700 students as of today.

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  2. Nation Piece Spells It All Out: How To Destroy A Public School SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    Daniel Denvir is the best reporter I've seen at pointing out the long term strategies of schools privatization, and his piece in this week's The Nation might be his best yet. I strongly urge you to read it all, because the issue is too complex for bullet points: In 2010, State Attorney General Tom Corbett was elected as governor, his political network heavily populated by advocates for private-sector education reform.

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  3. Jeb Bush campaigns for Arkansas GOP hopefulRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | KATV Little Rock

    Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is praising education proposals from gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson in Arkansas despite differences between the Republicans on key school reforms, as the potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate steps up campaigning for Republicans in tight races ahead of the midterm elections. Hutchinson and Bush toured a charter school Tuesday and saw demonstrations of students' science projects.

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  4. 10-1 6:15am Tommy, Secret Service failuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... took -- -- -- yeah. And gran percent. -- get a sandwich right. Yeah humans Obama's now he sought and wrist. School vouchers actually saving taxpayers' money because they say cost less educated in private schools and public schools . So my point is ...

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  5. 10-1 7:15am Tommy, are school vouchers worth it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Tommy talks to Jeff Spalding, the Director of Fiscal Policy & Analysis at the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice, and Steve Monaghan, the Pres. of the Louisiana Federation of Teachers, about a new report that says school vouchers have saved La.

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  6. Ron Hart:Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Jewish World Review

    Now he can do ceremonial things like attend baseball games. The Washington Nationals might ask him to attend the first game of the year; he can go to the pitcher's mound and throw out the Second Amendment.

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  7. School officials tout study showing school aid formula is brokenRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Several school district officials were in Wausau Tuesday, highlighting a report showing problems with Wisconsin's school funding system. The report was done by the Progressive-Democratic leaning Forward Institute and commissioned by the Association for Equity in Funding, which is a group of school district leaders that have challenged the state's methods of determining state school aid before.

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  8. Letter: Don't support DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... Democrats have controlled education for years. That is why public education is failing. But Davis is against school vouchers. Keep them unintelligent so they vote Democrat. I see Davis stickers on a lot of newer cars. These are the people who can ...

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  9. Study contends voucher programs save money, benefit public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... up through the 2010-'11 schoool year and doesn't include recent changes in state law that expanded private-school vouchers in Wisconsin. "The result is not savings but in fact additional costs to taxpayers who are now paying for the education of ...

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  10. Textbook Case of Bad Textbooking; Book Bannings, Texas styleRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... For almost 20 years, a top priority item for ALEC has been the privatization of public schools through school vouchers. Like many ALEC efforts, this one was first implemented in Wisconsin and Governor Scott Walker continues to expand ala ALEC who ...

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  11. Texas School Vouchers Likely to Trigger Another FightRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2012 | District Administration

    A dormant battle to push school vouchers through the Texas Legislature was revived Thursday when Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst named Sen. Dan Patrick, R-Houston, to head the - virtually ensuring a ferocious fight when a new legislative session opens in January.

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  12. Think Tank: Vouchers Have Saved Taxpayers $1.7 BillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Caller

    ... rising by tens of millions a year. "As policymakers consider ways to balance their state budgets in 2015, school vouchers absolutely must be a part of their toolkits," Robert Enlow, President of the Friedman Foundation, said in a statement. "Parents ...

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  13. Money for NC private school vouchers begins movingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Education Week

    The first million dollars have been sent to private and religious schools across North Carolina while an appeals court considers a judge's ruling that a new scholarship program for low-income public school children is unconstitutional. About $1.1 million was distributed last Friday to 109 private schools that accepted students under the Opportunity Scholarships program, State Educational Assistance Authority grants director Elizabeth McDuffie said Monday.

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  14. Are Republicans good for the republic? NoRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lewistown Sentinel

    As the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag tells us, the United States of America is a republic, a nation where power is held by elected representatives of the people to do the public good, When the federal government was shut down last year by House Republicans, was that for the public good? No! It cost taxpayers billions of dollars. When Governor Corbett and the Republicans lowered taxes for corporations, but cut state aid to rural public goods, was that for the public good? No! it raised their property taxes and closed many neighborhood schools.

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  15. School vouchers save Louisiana taxpayers money, conservative report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    Eric Cantor, then U.S. House majority leader, visits New Orleans' Good Shepherd School in November, 2013, which participates in the Louisiana Scholarship Program for low-income children. A new report from the Friedman Foundation backs conservatives' claims that school vouchers have saved the state money.

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  16. Tonight on The Independents : The White House Home Invasion, Obama...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... ," or an example of "workplace violence," or both/neither? The co-hosts will argue. How much money have school vouchers saved public school systems over the last two decades? It's a 10-figure number, says Robert C. Enlow of the Friedman Foundation ...

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  17. Charter Schools: yes. Vouchers: no. Fair: you be the judge.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    You can use your tax dollars to send your children to a independent study program, housed in a converted shoe store, where all they do is complete workbooks, take multiple choice unit tests , and do a few alternate assignments. The teachers are essentially test jockeys and clerks.

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  18. Money for private school vouchers begins movingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Burlington Times News

    The first million dollars have been sent to private and religious schools across North Carolina while an appeals court considers a judge's ruling that a new scholarship program for low-income public school children is unconstitutional. About $1.1 million was distributed last Friday to 109 private schools that accepted students under the Opportunity Scholarships program, State Educational Assistance Authority grants director Elizabeth McDuffie said Monday.

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  19. Andrew Coulson: The Future of...Read the original story

    Monday | The Heartland Institute

    Andrew Coulson, director of Cato's Center for Educational Freedom, discusses lawsuits aimed at getting rid of school voucher programs, with Heartland's Heather Kays.

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  20. Eric Holder's Expansive Vision of Civil RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Government Executive

    Americans are so accustomed to speaking about civil rights as an historical era - Martin and Malcolm, Selma and Montgomery, Jim Crow and segregated fountains - that there's a danger of forgetting that it's an ongoing constellation of issues, not just something for the history books. Nearly every article about Eric Holder stepping down as attorney general Thursday mentioned his careful stewardship of civil rights, which he has made a focus of his nearly-six-year tenure.

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