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7 hrs ago | 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

National Center for Policy Analysis

What Charters Can Teach Private School Choice Programs

The private school choice movement could see enormous growth if it looks to charter schools for guidance, says Andy Smarick in a report for the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice.

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Related Topix: Education

Palm Beach Post

Editorial: Private school voucher expansion yoke around neck of McKay scholarships

The state's largest teachers' union today is expected to file a lawsuit in Tallahassee to stop a new law allowing more students to receive corporate tax credit scholarships, including the addition of a new program for students with special needs.

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Related Topix: Education, Tallahassee, FL, Rick Scott, US Governors, Palm Beach County, FL, Opinion

Plunderbund

National Education Association Asks For Arne Duncan's Resignation

The Teachers and the Educational Support Professionals attending the National Education Association's annual Representative Assembly in Denver, the first week of July, voted to ask for the resignation of Education Secretary Arne Duncan.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Kasich, Education

Tue Jul 15, 2014

MichiganLiberal

The difference between opinion journalism, having an opinion and propaganda

Last week or something, Bridge Magazine published a column from Greg McNeilly responding to the Freep's year-long investigation into whether charter schools are working and how they spend tax dollars.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Education, Opinion

Mon Jul 14, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Nan Rich details why she's the better Democrat for Florida governor's race

Charlie Crist "has a large number of people over there that are not too fond of him right now and I think would be less likely to do something for him than they would be for me," Nan Rich says.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Rick Scott

Daily Kos

School Reform Snake Oil

As a middle school teacher, I've grown rather used to hearing people point the finger at my profession or my industry and call for its teardown.

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Related Topix: Education

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