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  1. Marco Rubio: What does he stand for?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS News

    ... domestic issues like education and the economy, he's carved a fairly standard GOP profile, embracing private school vouchers and tax cuts while opposing Common Core education standards and Obamacare. He's been reliably conservative on social issues ...

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  2. ACLU launches lawsuit against Nevada school voucher lawRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Las Vegas Sun

    Nevada's sweeping new school voucher program is facing a lawsuit from the American Civil Liberties Union, which claims it violates state laws prohibiting public money being used for religious purposes. "The education savings account law passed this last legislative session tears down the walls separating church and state erected in Nevada's constitution," said Tod Story, executive director of the Nevada ACLU.

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  3. ACLU Aims To Destroy Nevada School Choice LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Caller

    The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit in Nevada on Thursday, seeking to undo what is currently the most far-reaching school choice law in the country. Nevada's program, passed and signed into law earlier this summer, creates what is essentially a universal school voucher program.

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  4. ACLU sues to stop Nevada's new school voucher programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging the constitutionality of Nevada's new school voucher program , arguing in a lawsuit filed Thursday that the program violates the state's prohibition against using public money for religious purposes. "Parents who want their kids to go to private school are absolutely free to do so," said Amy Rose, legal director for ACLU of Nevada.

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  5. Americans United Joins ACLU In Filing Lawsuit to Block Voucher...Read the original story

    Thursday | Common Dreams

    Three civil liberties organizations filed suit today in Nevada District Court to challenge a school voucher program signed into law in June by Gov. Brian Sandoval. The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada, the American Civil Liberties Union and Americans United for Separation of Church and State sued on behalf of a group of parents, clergy and other taxpayers who oppose the program's effort to divert taxpayer money to private, religious schools.

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  6. A decade of challenges and successes in New Orleans schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AEI

    Ten years ago this Saturday, Hurricane Katrina made landfall in New Orleans, breaking levees and devastating the city. A million residents were displaced and the school system was shuttered.

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  7. Columbus schools administrator who changed data gets jail timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... of the tampering, some educators got bonuses they did not earn, and some parents missed out on private-school vouchers because their children's schools appeared to be doing too well to make them eligible. Dodds is the fourth district official to be ... 1 comment

  8. It's Back to School timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | RTE.ie

    Listen in to 2fm all day because we've got thousands of Centra Back To School Vouchers to give-away across the day.

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  9. Letters: Tax Credit Scholarships help students without harming public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Florida Times-Union

    Letters of about 200 words are preferred. Longer letters will be edited for space.

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  10. Nevada Chooses Vouchers from Resegregation ToolboxRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Schools Matter

    Conservatives love to embrace "choice" as long as they get to do the choosing for everyone else. This self-centering rule applies universally, whether we are talking about women's reproductive rights or educational rights for the poor.

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  11. Food and flower lovers to get their kicks at the Botanical Garden...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Kidderminster Shuttle

    ... 9am and 11am in the car park, with sellers getting the chance to enter a competition to win Harborne Food School vouchers and cooking classes. Preserves and baking expert Vivien Lloyd will demonstrate how to prepare stone fruit jam and chilli jam - ...

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  12. For safety's sakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Journal Gazette

    ... a shrinking share of tuition support as money flowed to a growing number of charter schools and to private-school vouchers. In truth, school districts continue to need money for school safety. Some, including Northwest Allen County Schools, used ...

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  13. The real reform that would help low-income studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    One of the most often cited justifications for the radical education "reforms" in the General Assembly these days is that they will help low-income children who are currently struggling in traditional public schools.

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  14. Annual Privatization Report 2015: EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | National Center for Policy Analysis

    Across the U.S. much progress has been made to guarantee school choice; 53 school programs are now available to students and their families across the country. Additionally, a study by the Friedman Foundation found that over the past 20 years, school vouchers that help pay private tuition have saved more than $1.7 billion in public dollars for education.

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  15. Poll: Americans Are Massively Fed Up With Standardized TestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Daily Caller

    ... to transfer to different public schools. Only 31 percent of people and 33 percent of parents support school vouchers, though, with even Republicans only showing minority support for the notion of letting children attend private schools at public ...

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  16. Educated opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Journal Gazette

    ... teacher and grades awarded by the teacher. Indiana policymakers should take note of the poll's findings on school vouchers. Nationwide, 57 percent of respondents oppose allowing parents to choose a private school to attend at public expense, even as ...

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  17. The education elephant in the roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Daily Kos

    ... s on the importance of education as a parent's primary responsibility, all the reforms of NCLB, common core, school vouchers, etc. are

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  18. Alamance Christian School sees dramatic growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Burlington Times News

    ... ACS added four classrooms in modular units and also had, by far, the most applications for state private school vouchers, called "opportunity scholarships," in Alamance County. "From information I've gathered, we have had the most significant growth ...

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  19. Common Core Hot Topic at GOP New Hampshire Education SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Breitbart.com

    ... at the New Hampshire education summit. During his address in May, Walker came out in full support for school vouchers, claiming them to be a " moral and economic imperative ." Brown herself is a supporter of the Common Core, as well as school ...

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  20. Grading Carly Fiorina on K-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Washington Monthly

    GOP hopeful Carly Fiorina, one member of the relatively large contingent of political outsiders running for president, appeared at yesterday's New Hampshire Education Summit, where she praised school vouchers, attacked Race to the Top, and generally hit all the Republican talking points. But it's not the general arguments she made that were notable - it's the way she backed them up.

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