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9 hrs ago | National Journal

Rand Paul's Pitch to Black Voters

Earlier this month, Rand Paul told a Kentucky crowd , "You'll find nobody in Congress doing more for minority rights than me right now-Republican or Democrat."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, African-American, Education, Cory Booker

14 hrs ago | Business Journal

Lawsuit challenges Georgia private school scholarships

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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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Education

Thu Jul 24, 2014

National Center for Policy Analysis

A False Critique of Sweden's School Choice Program

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

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Related Topix: Columbia University, Education

Tue Jul 22, 2014

USA Today

Koch groups visiting cities to push school vouchers

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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Related Topix: Education, Tennessee

USA Today

Koch groups visiting cities to push school vouchers

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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Related Topix: Education, Tennessee

John Dvorak

School Voucher Systems: Doomed to Fail?

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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Related Topix: Education

The Indianapolis Star

Indy among 5 chosen to launch state's pre-K pilot

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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Related Topix: US Governors, Mike Pence, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Indiana, Indiana Government, Education

Mon Jul 21, 2014

News Observer

Go slow on NC school vouchers

Against common sense, the agency overseeing the state's new voucher program plans to give public money toward private school tuition before all legal issues surrounding the program are settled.

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Related Topix: Education, Lottery, Hobgood, NC

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Blame leadership, not demographics, for Utah's poor school funding

The debate about Utah's public education funding usually centers on the unique demographics of our state.

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Related Topix: Utah, Tax, Education, Opinion

Fri Jul 18, 2014

SeacoastOnline

N.H. Rebellion is worthy of support

Thanks to everyone who walked for N.H. Rebellion. After three years of serving in local office, I can assure readers that so many of the decisions that affect our communities and our tax bill are being made in backroom deals with special interest groups in Concord and in Congress.

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Related Topix: Concord, NH, Education, Prison, Opinion

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Burlington Times News

School vouchers may flow before court hearing

Taxpayer money for private or religious school tuition may start flowing to North Carolina families before a judge rules whether the program is legal.

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Related Topix: Education, Lottery, Hobgood, NC, Clemmons, NC

National Review Online

Bill Whalen: Out of One, Many

Jerry Brown, at 76 the nation's oldest governor, is more of a mechanic than an innovator.

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Related Topix: California, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California Government, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Education

KOMO News

7 groups file proposals for Washington charter schools

Seven groups have submitted proposals to open charter schools in Washington, in the second round of a new process to bring these independent public schools to the state.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Gig Harbor, WA, Pierce County, WA, Vaughn, WA, Education, Family, Kids

WTLV

Lawsuit attempts to block expanded school voucher program

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida Education Association filed a lawsuit Wednesday along with a Lee County social studies teacher to block the Lawsuit attempts to block expanded school voucher program JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

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Related Topix: Education

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

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Inside the classroom at East Lee County High School, Tom Faasse teaches his students how a bill becomes a law.

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Related Topix: Education, US Governors, Rick Scott

NewsOK.com

5 Things to Know in Florida for July 17

A Lee County social studies teacher and the state's main teachers union are filing a lawsuit to block a significant expansion of a private school voucher program.

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Related Topix: Education

The Daily Caller

Union Sues To Block School Vouchers For Disabled

Florida's teachers union is launching a legal offensive against a recent bill that expands access to the state's school voucher program, the group announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Education, US News, Conservative Political News

Florida Trend

Time-share mogul David Siegel confirms purchase of Orlando Predators

A prime waterfront site in Miami sold for $100 million an acre, a record high for a property of its size in South Florida.

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Related Topix: World News, Vietnam, Education

The Orlando Sentinel

Teachers union sues over how school voucher bill passed

TALLAHASSEE Florida's teacher union sued Wednesday to block legislation passed last spring that expands the state's corporate school-voucher program.

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Related Topix: Education, Tallahassee, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Teachers union sues over how school voucher bill passed

TALLAHASSEE Florida's teacher union sued Wednesday to block legislation passed last spring that expands the state's corporate school-voucher program.

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Related Topix: Education, Tallahassee, FL

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