School Vouchers Newswire (Page 11)

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  1. Coming To A Mayor's Race Near You: SuperPACs Moving Into CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | National Public Radio

    ... Cities, was funded primarily by three wealthy suburban securities traders who are avid proponents of school vouchers and charter schools. Their PAC spent a whopping $7 million on behalf of State Sen. Anthony Williams, who was considered a favorite ...

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  2. Common Core Gets Big Win From Louisiana VotersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    ... the Bayou State. Besides Common Core, reformers have also significantly expanded charter schools, the use of school vouchers, and the use of standardized tests to evaluate teachers. In the last four years, these efforts have been led by state ...

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  3. Legislative panel taking up Indiana teacher shortage issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Education Week

    Legislators will gather at the Statehouse for Monday's meeting of an education panel that's been gathering input on potential solutions to the state's 33 percent drop in the number of teaching licenses issued since 2009. Republicans have disputed arguments blaming the drop on school overhaul actions such as additional student testing and allowing private school vouchers adopted in recent years.

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  4. In last radio address, Boehner promotes school vouchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Salina Journal

    House Speaker John Boehner is addressing an issue with personal resonance on his last weekend in Congress - school vouchers for students in the District of Columbia. WASHINGTON - House Speaker John Boehner is addressing an issue with personal resonance on his last weekend in Congress - school vouchers for students in the District of Columbia.

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  5. Education group says it has budget impasse antidoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    ... mansion. Mendoza's coalition, One Chance Illinois , is quietly pushing an idea that looks in concept like school vouchers, although he is quick to distinguish his plan from vouchers. Vouchers have had bipartisan support here in the past, but also ...

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  6. Education Minister Simon Birmingham an advocate for school vouchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | The Age

    Education Minister Simon Birmingham has been a passionate advocate for a controversial US-style school voucher system that would likely encourage more families to exit the public school system. The debate about school vouchers - in which students are allocated a set amount of funding that follows them to whichever school their parents enrol them in - is one of the most ideologically charged in education circles.

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  7. The nation in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... scheduled. WASHINGTON - Delivering his last radio address, House Speaker John Boehner on Saturday promoted school vouchers for students in the District of Columbia. A graduate of Catholic schools, Boehner has long championed a program to give ...

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  8. Skepticism abounds on Fence Post, FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | KPC Media Group, Inc.

    No Adventure is Too Small brought up the property tax caps passed by the Indiana legislature and its effect on schools - particularly those that have had to have referendums voted through to maintain funding - on The Fence Post, KPC Media Group's online forum, commenting: "I just wonder in another 10, 15 or 20 years how well the schools will be ... (more)

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  9. 25 years into Milwaukee's voucher schools, lessons for WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Students in 4-year-old kindergarten play a game last year at HOPE Prima school in Milwaukee. HOPE is a growing network of private voucher schools, with five in Milwaukee and plans for a sixth in Racine.

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  10. Reclaiming liberal support for school choiceRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2015 | Lincoln Times-News

    Aside from repeated promises about "free" college education that are prohibitively expensive and would create perverse incentives, Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate contained very little talk of education, particularly K-12 education. That's much to the chagrin of most education policy wonks, but it's for the best.

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  11. Bernie Sanders' DenmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Independent Women's Forum

    ... 23.5 percent; the comparable U.S. rate averages 39 percent. As for Sweden, it is a nation with universal school vouchers, a partially privatized social-security system, no gift or inheritance taxes, and a corporate-tax rate of only 22 percent. Long ...

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  12. SRC's Jimenez the one who really caresRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... to charter schools. Public-school "advocates" hate charters as much if not more than they hate the idea of school vouchers. They want that monopoly they used to have to be reinstated. They don't really care about poor parents who want to provide ...

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  13. BESE races: 'low on the ballot,' high in importance, leaders sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Attack ads for the governor's race fill the airways, but advocates from the right, left and center are urging voters to pay attention to the candidates lower on the Oct. 24 ballot , those running for the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education . All the seats are up for grabs: the eight that are elected and the three appointed by the governor.

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  14. The weird obsession in Congress with D.C. school vouchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... the support of the mayor or the majority of D.C. residents). Historically Democrats have generally opposed school vouchers, as does the Obama administration, saying that public dollars shouldn't be spent for private and religious schools over which ...

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  15. Time to end D.C. private school vouchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Washington Blade

    ... ep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, to end private school vouchers.

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  16. Lies, Damned Lies, and Common CoreRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2015 | The Heartland Institute

    ... recommend calling this attachment of public dollars to individual kids within the government system "public-school vouchers." NEW YORK: New York City families and local politicians rally to demand "equity" for charter school treatment from social ...

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  17. Not much to celebrate about legislative sessiona s final daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Anson Record

    The 2015 session of the General Assembly adjourned just after 4 last Wednesday morning, ending several days of frenzied activity that left many observers scrambling to figure out exactly what happened, much like surveying the damage in a neighborhood the morning after a ferocious overnight storm. And it may take a while.

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  18. Former solicitor general to defend voucher programRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Nevada Appeal

    ... Nick Trutanich told the board the lawsuits have drawn national attention by both groups for and against school vouchers. He said they need talent like that of Clement. "The issues presented in this case are not novel and exclusive to the Nevada ...

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  19. More of Your Education Questions, AnsweredRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | The Atlantic

    ... polling categorized the agenda into charter schools, tax credits for scholarships to low-income students, school vouchers for low-income students, universal vouchers, merit pay for teachers, and teacher tenure. That doesn't include hotly contested ...

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  20. School, Activism and Politics at the Movies: Educator Reactions to...Read the original story

    Dec 12, 2013 | TCRecord

    ... and Wisconsin) voted on education reform bills regarding teacher merit pay, probationary teacher contracts, school vouchers, changes to the school funding formula, charter school funding, and limiting teachers' (and public workers') collective ...

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