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1 hr ago | Politico

Jindal sues over Common Core

The move builds on legal action roiling in the Bayou State over the standards, and it isn't entirely surprising considering the rhetoric that 2016 presidential hopeful Jindal has used regarding the standards in recent months.

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Related Topix: Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Education, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

3 hrs ago | The Advocate

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Louisiana's controversial school voucher law got a C rating from a pro-school choice group called the Center for Education Reform, according to a report issued on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Education, US Governors

7 hrs ago | TheIndyChannel

Report ranks Ind. No 1 in school vouchers

The 18-page report released this week from the Center for Education Reform looks to answer one question: Why are so few families across the country taking advantage of school voucher programs? The programs allow parents to choose what school they want their child to attend and have the state pay for it.

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Related Topix: Education

8 hrs ago | Free Times

End of Second Reconstruction Having Consequences

After the Civil War came Reconstruction, a few years of federal control of the South until it could be trusted to govern itself.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Healthcare Law, Education, Columbia, SC

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

NC Supreme Court asked to release voucher funds during appeal

Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood gives his ruling that North Carolina's school voucher program is unconstitutional, siphoning public dollars for private school use, in a Wake County courtroom on Aug. 21. RALEIGH Advocates of the North Carolina school voucher program did not wait for a judge to write his order declaring public taxpayer assistance ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hobgood, NC, Education, Wake County, NC, Duke University, Pat McCrory, US Governors

WTLC-AM Indianapolis

EXCLUSIVE: Why 2 More Mayor's Charter Schools, Andrew And Padua ...

Four years ago officials of the Indianapolis Catholic Archdiocese, along with prominent citizens, including former Mayor Steve Goldsmith, approached Mayor Greg Ballard and his Charter Schools Office with a unique idea.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Indianapolis, IN, Education

Newswise

Fighting Bureaucracy by Improving It

If you've ever stood in line most of an afternoon at the DMV or some other government office wondering why the employees there didn't seem to be doing anything, then Ed Rubin feels for you and wants to help.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Personal Finance, Social Security, Education

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Alabama Live

Judge strikes down North Carolina private school voucher program

The program is similar, though not identical, to the tax credit programs under Alabama Accountability Act, which has also been struck down by a judge here.

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Related Topix: Education, Hobgood, NC, Tax

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Illinoisreview

The More They Know, the Less They Like Common Core

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Related Topix: Education

WRAL.com

Protesters attend march at NC Capitol

The march marked the second day of demonstrations by the organizers of the "Moral Monday" protests of conservative public policy at the North Carolina legislature.

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Related Topix: Education, Guilford County, NC

Chattanoogan.com

Dwight Hunter Elected Vice President Of Child And Youth Advocacy

The Tennessee PTA elected Dwight Hunter of Chattanooga to fill the vacant vice president of Child and Youth Advocacy position.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Hamilton County, TN, Education, Guild, TN

Hispanic Business

Pence: Budget will maintain Indiana's strong balance sheet

Hoosiers should not expect any significant increases in state spending, though businesses could see another round of tax cuts under the 2016-17 .

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Related Topix: Tax, Education

The Columbus Dispatch

Scrubbing cheated kids out of vouchers

Columbus City Schools employees -- and perhaps others in schools throughout the state -- are accused of falsifying students' records to improve their schools' standing on state report cards.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Columbus, OH, Education, Education Etc., Marble Cliff, OH

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Judge gives voucher bill deserved ‘F’

In striking down the state’s new school voucher law on Thursday, N.C. Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood laid out a cogent, compelling constitutional case against the bad law.

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Related Topix: Education, Hobgood, NC

The Robesonian

Session revealed legislators' disdain for public education

The chaos that was the 2014 of the General Assembly finally ended, though there are rumors that Gov. Pat McCrory may call lawmakers back to town to pass more economic development legislation and maybe tackle Medicaid reform.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Haywood County, NC, Education, Opinion

Fri Aug 22, 2014

World Magazine

Judges nixes North Carolina voucher program as classes start

A North Carolina judge has ruled the state's new school voucher program for low-income families unconstitutional, leaving about 1,800 students and their parents in the lurch.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Education, Hobgood, NC, US News, Education Etc.

Hispanic Business

School voucher decision affects 196 Guilford families

A judge's ruling that state-funded vouchers are unconstitutional means almost 200 local families will lose the public money awarded to them for private school tuition.

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Related Topix: Education

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Heartland Institute

The More They Know, the Less They Like Common Core

It's poll season, and two annual education polls find most public attitudes about education policies are consistent with past years, but this year shows a sharp change on Common Core national education mandates.

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Related Topix: Education, Family, Kids

The Raw Story

North Carolina judge: State's school voucher program unfairly benefits religious schools

A North Carolina judge on Thursday blocked the state's new school voucher program, saying it unconstitutionally diverted money from public education to private schools, many of them religious.

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Related Topix: Education, Hobgood, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

NC judge: Private school vouchers unconstitutional

A new school voucher program was ruled unconstitutional Thursday by a judge who said taxpayer money should not be used for tuition to private or religious schools.

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Related Topix: Education, Hobgood, NC

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