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2 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Governor emerged as winner as legislative session ends

Lawmakers wrapped up a fast - and often fractious - session on Thursday, returning home to their districts for good after three months at the state Lawmakers wrapped up a fast - and often fractious - session on Thursday, returning home to their districts for good after three months at the state Capitol.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Tennessee, Education

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Capitol View Commentary: Friday, April 18, 2014

THE END OF THE 108TH; IT HAPPENS EVERY YEAR; MAYBE NEVER MIND; ONE YEAR LATER; ANOTHER WEEK MORE VW/UAW DEVELOPMENTS; DOWN THE STRETCH; THE QUIET; PINKSTON ON INSIDE POLITICS The young ladies and children can walk around freely to enjoy our warmer spring weather .

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Related Topix: Blizzard, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Education

The Weekly Standard

A Late Convert to Vouchers

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Related Topix: Education

District Administration

Don't shortchange Florida's public schools

I'll admit it. During my time in the Florida Legislature, I was generally supportive of school vouchers.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Education, Life, Veteran Affairs

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

A look back: The 2014 TN legislative session

Lawmakers packed a lot of issues into a session that didn't last as long as many have in recent years.

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Related Topix: Education, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Norwalk Citizen News

Arizona House fails to expand school vouchers

Key Republicans banded with Democrats to vote down House Bill 2291, which would have made another 100,000 to 120,000 low-income students eligible for the Arizona Empowerment Scholarship Accounts program.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Education

The Leaf-Chronicle

108th General Assembly adjourns for the year

The 108th Tennessee General Assembly has adjourned after a session that included the passing of a $32.4 billion spending plan that doesn't give pay increases to state employees and teachers.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Education, Drugs

WTVF Nashville

108th General Assembly Adjourns For The Year

The 108th Tennessee General Assembly has adjourned after a session that included the passing of a $32.4 billion spending plan that doesn't give pay increases to state employees and teachers.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Education

The Washington Post

Even the strongest relationships sour

Bobby Jindal, governor of Louisiana, and John White, Louisiana's education commissioner, were once a great school reform pair - seemingly inseparable.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Education Etc., Education, Standardized Testing

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KSL-TV

School voucher expansion set for legislative votes

The Arizona Legislature is poised to vote on a major expansion of a school voucher program giving parents state money to pay their children's private school tuition.

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Related Topix: Education, Arizona Government, Arizona

Knoxville News Sentinel

State voucher bill will have to wait until 2015

Despite backing from well-financed national lobbying organizations and Gov. Bill Haslam, legislation to implement a school voucher system in Tennessee is dead for another year, the bill's House sponsor said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Education, Sports

Tallahassee Democrat

Brandon Haught: Science has a spot in voucher debates

A fiery debate over expanding the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program is attracting lots of attention in Tallahassee.

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Related Topix: Tallahassee, FL, Education, Standardized Testing

The Columbus Dispatch

Education Insider: Audit denies reimbursement

The executive director of Zenith Academy was trying to make it right, funneling $12,425 of his own money to the charter school to resolve an accounting error.

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Related Topix: Education, Franklin County, OH, Columbus, OH

Keystonepolitics.com

#PA13: Leach endorsed by PSEA and NEA

State Senator Daylin Leach, a hopeful in the 13th congressional race, received the official support of two organizations that don't have the greatest respect for his opponent, Representative Brendan Boyle: the Pennsylvania State Education Association , but also the National Education Association .

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Related Topix: Rockledge, PA, Education

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KTAR

Bill would boost public money for private school

The Arizona Senate has given initial approval to a bill that would expand the state's school voucher program and would increase the amount in public funds a student could receive to attend private school.

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Related Topix: Education

The Leaf-Chronicle

In Tenn., school voucher bill fails for session

Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to create a program that gives parents the option to move a child from a failing public school to a private school has once again failed to pass.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Education

WMC-TV Memphis

Governor's proposal to create school voucher program fails

Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to create a school voucher program in Tennessee has failed this session.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Education, Sullivan County, TN

Education Week

Fla. House approves expansion of voucher program

Following a fierce partisan debate where legislators traded barbs and accused each other of hypocrisy, the Florida House on Friday voted in favor of expanding the state's main private school voucher program.

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Related Topix: Education, Florida, Standardized Testing

News Observer

Tillis, Berger take risky path by pressing ahead with vouchers

It really is time to stop calling those who run the N.C. General Assembly conservatives.

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Related Topix: Education, Hobgood, NC

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Chapel Hill News

Patrick Gibbons: The myth of school vouchers and racism

Many have tried to link vouchers and school choice to racism, but it can't be done without a tortured reading of the law and civil rights history.

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Related Topix: Education, US News, US Supreme Court, Education Etc.

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