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  1. MIA Jeremy Durham Causes Delay in House Voucher VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Nashville Scene

    House Republicans were forced to delay voting on school vouchers legislation this evening because three of their yes votes-including Rep. Jeremy Durham-were absent. That's how close this vote is-supporters couldn't risk it with only three members missing.

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  2. Education 52 mins ago 6:49 p.m.House delays voucher voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Knoxville sponsor of a state House bill to create a school voucher system in Tennessee is delaying a floor vote, citing a flurry of proposed amendments. The Associated Press reports that Rep. Bill Dunn, R-Knoxville, the sponsor of the voucher bill, told his colleagues that he planned to put off a vote on the matter until later this week. 1 comment

  3. Dunn delays Tenn. House voucher vote amid flurry of amendmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The House sponsor of a bill to create a school voucher program in Tennessee says he is delaying a floor vote amid a flurry of proposed amendments. Republican Rep. Bill Dunn of Knoxville told Republican colleagues before Monday's floor session that he planned to put off the vote until later in the week.

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  4. Weather could decide whether school voucher vote on MondayRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Supporters of a bill to create a school voucher program in Tennessee are keeping a close eye on the weather before deciding if they want to go through with a scheduled vote in the House on Monday evening. The companion bill easily cleared the full Senate last year, but both supporters and opponents of the measure expect it to be a close House floor vote.

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  5. Study: Segregated schools mean more crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Washington Examiner

    Students in highly segregated schools tend to commit more crimes, according to a new working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research. "Concentrating disadvantaged youth together in the same schools and neighborhoods increases total crime," a trio of researchers write.

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  6. Weather could decide Tennessee school voucher vote timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WCYB

    Supporters of a bill to create a school voucher program in Tennessee are keeping a close eye on the weather before deciding if they want to go through with a scheduled vote in the House on Monday evening. The companion bill easily cleared the full Senate last year, but both supporters and opponents of the measure expect it to be a close House floor vote.

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  7. Jeb Bush Fast FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | CNN

    Known for his Florida education reform: introducing a school voucher program, supporting charter schools, implementing the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test , and banning using race as a factor in university admissions. December 16, 2014 - In a Facebook post, Bush states, "I have decided to actively explore the possibility of running for President of the United States."

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  8. Revamping education sector: Is it time for Public-Private Partnership models?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Indian Express

    ... parents could be supported by NGO partnerships and consultants, which would provide additional expertise. School vouchers, an idea first suggested by the economist Milton Friedman, has shown promise in the US as well as in Sweden, Ireland and ...

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  9. Common Core Jeb! Now 10th Amendment Advocate on EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Breitbart.com

    ... like to see "more vouchers, more freedom." A strong advocate for school choice, Bush chose to mention only school vouchers - the method of school choice that has been found to introduce the most regulation into private and religious schools. Since ...

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  10. Cash: Vouchers are not solution for at-risk kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    Educators with the Bradley County Schools say they are already helping those at-risk, low-income family students which the school voucher bill to be voted on in the state House of Representatives on a Bradley County Director of Schools Dr. Linda Cash, left. shares a light moment with Valley View Elementary principal Corey Limburg and Black Fox Elementary principal Dr. Kim Fisher during a discussion about the county's push to help low-income students and the threat they feel a school voucher bill in Nashville could have on those efforts.

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  11. Local briefs: Landlord Training Workshop set Feb. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | HeraldSun.com

    ... a free, public event at 7 p.m. Feb. 15 at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive, Chapel Hill, to discuss school vouchers. According to ODAU, featured speaker Rodney Ellis, President of the N.C. Association of Educators, will present a history of ...

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  12. Education series: school choiceRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | New Falcon Herald

    ... Vermont, Wisconsin and Washington, D.C., according to the National Conference of State Legislature website. 'School vouchers, also referred to as opportunity scholarships, are state-funded scholarships that pay for students to attend private schools ...

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  13. The battle over vouchers in Tennessee | Amelia HamiltonRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Townhall

    As legislation to allow school vouchers moves forward in the Tennessee legislature, opponents are gearing up to defend the status quo. A House budget subcommittee narrowly approved a voucher bill Jan. 20, a move heralded by Justin Owen, CEO of the Beacon Center of Tennessee, as "a big step in the right direction for this school choice bill that has the potential to help so many Tennessee families," according to the Tennessean .

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  14. Meet Clinton Bolick, Libertarian Lawyer Turned Arizona Supreme Court Justice: New at ReasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Clint Bolick has been at the forefront of libertarian and conservative public-interest litigation for nearly three decades. As a co-founder and former director of strategic litigation for the Institute for Justice, Bolick helped bring about landmark legal victories on behalf of students, parents, property owners, and entrepreneurs.

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  15. Cruz wants to force D.C. to fund a school voucher program it doesn't wantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Washington Post

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  16. Democrats charge TN voucher bill would 'blow $175 million hole' in new public school fundingRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... trying to adequately fund public education, we shouldn't blow a $175 million hole in the budget for private school vouchers," Senate Democratic Caucus Chairman Jeff Yarbro of Nashville said. Comments posted below are from readers. In no way do they ...

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  17. Ted Cruz: Flint Can Fix Its Poisoned Water Supply With School ChoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Burnt Orange Report

    An audience member at a campaign stop in New Hampshire referenced New Orleans, still recovering from Katrina, and Flint, coping with poisoned water, and posed this question: "If you were elected president, what would you do to help these important, struggling cities of our country to recover and become great again?" "You've got your own government poisoning citizens. You look at the basic responsibilities of government-making sure our water's clean is really near the top.

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  18. Jeff Sadow: How Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards could be a Grinch when it comes to school vouchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Advocate

    A group of New Orleans schoolchildren received a visit from "Santa Claus" prior to Christmas. Let's hope a Grinch doesn't steal their gift in the upcoming year.

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  19. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Advocate

    One of former Gov. Bobby Jindal's signature education laws is actually hurting student achievement, according to a national report that is sparking controversy. Louisiana students who get state-financed vouchers to attend private schools suffer more academically than if they had remained in a troubled public school, says a review done by the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass.

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  20. A lottery to loseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Economist

    ... over the opening of many more. More parental school choice seems to have had little to do with it. * "School vouchers and student achievement: first-year evidence from the Louisiana Scholarship Programme" by Atila Abdulkadiroglu, Parag A. Pathak and ...

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