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  1. 38 Qatar schools get permission to increase feesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    ... consultants as members, said Al Ghali, noting that the final step was approval by the Minister. Regarding school vouchers, Al Ghali said that the competent department at the ministry was still evaluating some applications and the result will be ...


  2. GOP Voucher Plan Provides NPE Fundraising OppRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Schools Matter

    ... to use the federal cash to fund charters and vouchers, King's bill requires any states to pass laws allowing school vouchers programs before they can receive federal dollars. This bill repeals the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 and ...


  3. Betsy DeVos is on a charm offensive, but Donald Trump picked her for a reasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    ... kids. The Times apparently thinks the lesson people might take from this is that DeVos is a pushover: and school vouchers, a former Michigan Republican Party chairwoman and a major Republican donor - warn against thinking that she will be a meek ...


  4. Gov. Doug Ducey urged Senate to confirm Trump nominees DeVos, HaleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Arizona Republic

    ... power of competition" to improve education. Public-education advocates are widely critical of her support of school vouchers.


  5. Key Words: An 'F' for some school-voucher programs even as Trump pushes choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MarketWatch

    A proposed $20 billion school-voucher program from the Trump administration, and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, a school-choice advocate, may have the most momentum for such a plan in decades. That momentum, critics of market-based education policy worry, may leave three recent voucher-effectiveness studies-from the political left and right-worth little more than spitballs.


  6. Betsy DeVos, polite in public, is a fighter behind the scenesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    ... people who have known and watched DeVos through the years -- as a leading advocate of charter schools and school vouchers, a former Michigan Republican Party chairwoman and a major Republican donor -- warn against thinking that she will be a meek ...


  7. Will Trump expand D.C.a s school voucher program? Yes, says the organization that runs it.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    President Trump looks at Education Secretary Betsy DeVos as he speaks during a meeting with parents and teachers at the White House. President Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos have promised to expand alternatives to public schools, including vouchers that allow children to attend private and religious schools with the aid of taxpayer dollars.


  8. The failure of school vouchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Arkansas Times

    ... criticized a report from the Walton-backed University of Arkansas Department of Education Reform that claim school vouchers in Texas could reduce the crime rate and thus save tens of millions. /more/ With the legislature prepared to expand the ...


  9. Jake Turx, Jewish reporter, reflects on clash with TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Al Jazeera

    ... The father of three who grew up in both Los Angeles and New York would rather be talking about the budget or school vouchers but he's fully aware that sometimes you just have to go there. "If you're a dentist and you have to pull out the tooth of a ...


  10. Teachers' group: Tenure changes not only factoraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Daily World

    ... Carter said other teacher frustrations include "an apparent preference" for charter schools and private school vouchers, stalled funding for public education and teacher pay. "A teacher can be very successful in improving a child's academic ...


  11. Richard Spencer Gets Booted From CPACThe neo-Nazi is too much for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | New York Magazine

    ... on his promises on "the existential issues" rather than things the alt-right doesn't care about, like school vouchers. "There's a lot of reason for hope," he said. "They want you off the property," the guard said. "They want you to cease. They want ...


  12. School vouchers can sometimes have negative effects on student outcomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Los Angeles Times

    As we wait to see exactly how President Trump will try to fulfill his campaign promise to create a nationwide school voucher program , Kevin Carey has provided some key context in a piece in the New York Times. Carey, who directs the education policy program at the think tank New America, writes that the origins of school vouchers can be traced to a single 1955 essay by economist Milton Friedman.


  13. Questions about school vouchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... and other public servants. My questions for Sen. Mark Chelgren were: regarding your support of private school vouchers and education savings accounts, will the state of Iowa require that any private pre-school through 12th grade school receiving ...


  14. Texas House's chief budget writer: state shouldn't cut border security fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Texas Tribune

    ... tapping public funds to pay private school tuition for thousands of Texas schoolchildren. "I don't support school vouchers as a replacement for our public school system," he said. Citing opposition from the business community, Zerwas said he "would ...


  15. Trump's anti-education DeVos and United States teachersRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | Dear Kitty

    ... schools as "fantastic", "amazing" and "unbelievable". He has pledged $20 billion of federal dollars for school vouchers through block grants to the states or a federally funded scholarship tax credit program written into the tax code. In an ...


  16. Letters on school vouchers, a Obama recession,a true education, a Fist FightaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Wichita Eagle

    Many people must not have a clue where "public money" comes from. It comes from all the people who pay property taxes, sales taxes, income taxes and other taxes.


  17. Profiting at the expense of our children's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | District Administration

    A school voucher program touted as saving the state money would actually cost the state more than traditional public schools, anywhere from $14 million to as much as $27.5 million, depending on the number of children parents move to private schools. That was the conclusion of a report by the Joint Legislative Budget Committee on the financial impact of SB 1491 and HB 2394.


  18. Holtz says he hasn't gotten any money from outside groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Education Week

    Wisconsin state superintendent candidate Lowell Holtz said Wednesday that he hasn't courted any outside groups to spend money in the race against incumbent Tony Evers, even though he wrote in a newly released email that a "reform group" was going to do "all the fundraising" and organize his campaign. Holtz sent that email discussing the pending campaign on Jan. 12, 2016, from his public school account when he was superintendent of the Whitnall School District.


  19. Dana Brandt: Great public schools make America greatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Post-Bulletin

    I am very proud of my public school education. From my first day of kindergarten until the present day I've attended public schools, and my experience has been nothing but positive.


  20. Evers, Holtz advance in Wisconsin state superintendent raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Education Week

    Two-term incumbent state Superintendent Tony Evers will face former Beloit superintendent Lowell Holtz in the April 4 election to be the state's top education official, after the two longtime educators advanced in Tuesday's primary. Former Dodgeville administrator John Humphries, who tried to cast himself as more conservative than Evers but more bipartisan than Holtz, finished a distant third and was eliminated.