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  1. Coast schools suffer after PARCC testingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    ... blic school districts is exactly what our legislatures are trying to enforce. Lower school ratings mean more school vouchers. Eventually, we'll see our public schools diminish in value, promoting private schools through public taxes.


  2. Wayne Grudem, Donald Trump, and admitting when you're not an expertRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Religion News Service

    Reading theologian Wayne Grudem's article, " Why voting for Donald Trump is a morally good choice ," felt like watching a Jell-O throwing contest. For approximately 5,000 words, Grudem tosses handfuls of disparate arguments at a proverbial wall in an effort to make a conservative Christian case for Donald Trump.


  3. No New Charter Schools - " NAACP Draws Line in the SandRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    ... wholeheartedly embraced by the Republican nominee . Not only does he favor charter schools, he also supports school vouchers and other schemes to privatize public tax money. This shouldn't be a surprise since he ran his own private education scam - ...


  4. Nevada Supreme Court hears arguments on controversial school voucher program newRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRNV-TV Reno

    The Supreme Court of Nevada heard arguments regarding the controversial school voucher program which would allow parents to use money granted by the state to send their kids to private schools, charter schools or hire a tutor for homeschooling. The legal challenges facing the state's pending voucher program is two-fold: One argument surrounds the constitutionality of the law as it pertains to public money being used for religious schools.


  5. What Hillary didna t tell youRead the original story

    Friday | Washington Times

    Hillary Rodham Clinton said a lot about a lot of things in her Thursday night acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention, and throughout the week her supporters, including hubby Bill and daughter Chelsea, spent considerable time discussing her fight on behalf of women and children. With more than two months of Sundays left until voters hit the polls, there's something else Mrs. Clinton needs to hand voters and that's an explanation of her opposition to school vouchers.


  6. Milton Friedman's Voucher Idea at 61Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Heritage Foundation

    Over sixty years ago, Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman challenged the educational status quo by introducing the idea of the school voucher. Friedman argued that, when faced with the overwhelming failures of the public school system, "The only solution is to break the monopoly, introduce competition and give the customers alternatives."


  7. Why Teachers Are Rallying Against Mike Pence And This Shadowy NonprofitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ThinkProgress

    ... for drafting model legislation for conservative lawmakers. Teachers are protesting ALEC because it promotes school vouchers, which many public school teachers say diverts money from public education to private schools, and supports collective ...


  8. Law would decimate CCSD's budget, shift funding from neediest studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... serve affluent families and children who are already doing well in school. The most recent study on private school vouchers, "Evaluation of Ohio's EdChoice Scholarship Program: Selection, Competition and Performance Effects," focuses on Ohio's ...


  9. Mike Pence Set To Strengthen Ties To ALEC And Corporate-Driven Education ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Media Matters for America

    Republican vice presidential nominee and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is reportedly scheduled to speak Friday at the annual meeting for the American Legislative Exchange Council , which takes place in Indianapolis, IN, this year. The meeting, which typically determines the legislative priorities of the corporate-funded bill mill for the coming year, runs from July 27 through July 29. Pence was originally scheduled to speak at a July 27 ALEC event co-sponsored by the conservative-leaning Center for Education Reform but later pulled out, citing conflicts with the Trump-Pence campaign schedule.


  10. Louisiana school voucher cuts hit home, television station reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 |

    Louisiana Education Superintendent John White said budget cuts meant some families would be denied school vouchers -- and those letters are starting to arrive, WDSU reports . Nikesha Hudson spent $300 on uniforms for her daughter to attend Our Lady of Prompt Succor in Westwego after receiving a voucher award letter.


  11. Lead having Christmas in July sale -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Logan Banner

    The Shoe Voucher Program provides shoes to less fortunate school-age children in Logan County for the beginning of the school year.


  12. Between intellect and instinctRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | District Administration

    I am not a big advocate of movies. I tend to think of them as a 100 plus minute escape from reality.


  13. How the Democratic platform betrays millions of the party faithfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Los Angeles Times

    ... and protection of the most vulnerable. Gun control, abortion, fracking, climate change, immigration, school vouchers, healthcare - the list of issues that Americans are at one another's throats about seems endless. Who can use which bathroom is now ...


  14. In School Choice Fight, a Fresh Force EmergesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... per student for annual maintenance and operations, the pamphlet says. The concept is similar to private school vouchers, in which taxpayer funds are awarded directly to schools, but it is larger in scope. Monty Exter, a lobbyist for the Association ...


  15. BJC: Nevadas school voucher program compromises religious libertyRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | PressReleasePoint

    Funneling taxpayer funds to religious schools through a voucher program compromises religious liberty, according to a brief filed at the Nevada Supreme Court and joined by the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty . Nevada's school voucher program allows public dollars to flow to private schools, including religious schools, by diverting money from the state's designated public education fund, the Distributive School Account.


  16. What's the Matter with What Ted Said?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Counterpunch

    Since Senator Ted Cruz left the stage of the Republican Convention on Wednesday night, the press and the pundits have been obsessed with the last three minutes of his twenty-three minute speech - the "vote your conscience" bit - and the angry reaction of the Trump brown shirts on the arena. This is juicy and dramatic stuff and it is not surprising that it has gripped the attention of the reality TV types who dominate our media.


  17. Patrick: School Choice A Top Priority in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Texas Tribune

    Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick discusses school choice and education public policy at the Texas Public Policy Foundation Policy Orientation event on Jan. 7, 2016. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on Thursday vowed to pass a bigger and better tax credit scholarship program - and possibly other school choice legislation - out of the Senate in 2017, saying school choice remains his top policy priority aside from "protecting life."


  18. Stephen Stromberg, Washington Post: GOP delegates only interested in red meatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    First came the roll-call vote at Tuesday's session of the Republican National Convention, in which Donald Trump formally won the Republican nomination for president. Near the end of the night was an address from Donald Trump Jr. that was surprisingly ideological, covering conservative priorities such as school vouchers, gun rights and energy drilling with a tone of conviction that suggested he has been the real Republican in the family all along.


  19. Donald Trump Jr. called for 'school choice' - ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Raw Story

    ... ones assigned to them by the public system. In certain cases parents may receive state funding - known as school vouchers - to send their children to schools of their choice. Views on school voucher programs vary widely. As Cornell University's ...


  20. you can't beat a trump...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Your Democracy

    ... activists. He rattled off a series of other bullet points - religious freedom, the right to bear arms, school vouchers, and repealing Obamacare. Each of those freedoms are typical conservative talking points that the party's nominee rarely mentions. ...