School Vouchers Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. DeVos' schedule shows focus on religious and nontraditional schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    ... multimillionaires from Missouri and major donors to the Show Me Institute, a nonprofit group that promotes school vouchers. The meeting was to discuss litigation then pending before the Supreme Court that examined issues related to government grants ...

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  2. Private schools should turn weakness into strength: LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... voucher-reliant private schools. I read some of the responses from those whose livelihoods depend on private-school vouchers. Rather than thanking the Sentinel for revealing the program's weaknesses, which might lead to changes that ultimately ...

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  3. Betsy DeVos Is Giving Special Ed. Advocates a Big HeadacheRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Education Week

    ... its decisions. DeVos entered her position as a strong advocate of school choice programs such as private school vouchers, but with more limited policy experience in public schools, which neither she nor her children attended. During her January ...

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  4. Maryland private school voucher program grows in second yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    More than 2,600 Maryland students from low-income families received taxpayer-funded vouchers to attend private or religious schools this year, the state Department of Education announced Wednesday. Gov. Larry Hogan launched the voucher program, called Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today, or BOOST, with $5 million in 2016.

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  5. or, What If the System Was Never Broken?:Read the original story

    Oct 27, 2017 | BrothersJudd Blog

    We Libertarians Were Really Wrong About School Vouchers : And now we're starting to figure out why. Twenty years on, my optimism seems to have been far too exuberant.

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  6. Betsy DeVos's Schedule Shows Focus on Religious and Nontraditional SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | The New York Times

    ... multimillionaires from Missouri and major donors to the Show Me Institute , a nonprofit group that promotes school vouchers. The meeting was to discuss litigation then pending before the Supreme Court that examined issues related to government ...

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  7. School choice does more than increase test scores; it improves lives and communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    School choice - and its most prominent national champion, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos - has been under sustained attack in the media for the duration of the Trump administration's tenure. With the New York Times cherry-picking test score data every other week, it's worth reviewing not only the positive effect that educational choice has been proven to have on students' standardized test results, but also to take a more holistic look at the broader impact choice can have on kids and families.

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  8. Opposing school vouchers and the candidates in Dougco who support themRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | Denver Post

    Douglas County voters will choose four seats in next month's school board election. A major theme is whether voters should support candidates who back the idea of vouchers for private schools.

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  9. School board elections attract money and partisanshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | Denver Post

    Resident Cheryl Johnson demonstrated her opposition to a possible school voucher program in Douglas County. The Douglas County School Board heard a mix of support and opposition to school vouchers during a meeting Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010 in Castle Rock.

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  10. 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Spouts Anti-Reagan Lie at Conservative Cocktail PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | NewsBusters.org

    ... having conversations with them. He tells her she can talk about anything "except for raising taxes, charter school vouchers and being pro-choice." So, of course, she takes a dig at President Reagan. Nathaniel: I need you to distract them while I ...

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  11. Let's not punish the Dreamers: LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... students typically score lower, then there should be a movement towards solving this issue such as school vouchers. Otherwise Democratic politicians that speak of social justice are hypocrites. These politicians and the state should be working ...

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  12. 'What real journalism looks like': Orlando Sentinel...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | The Raw Story

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and President Donald Trump listen to a student while touring a Florida voucher school in March as Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump look on The Orlando Sentinel is being praised for a months long investigation on Florida's school voucher program, inspecting fifty percent more schools than state education officials inspected in all of last year. "That is what real journalism looks like - a team of journalists doing shoe-leather reporting, conducting the kind of inspections, investigations and interviews that even the state's education officials don't," Sentinel columnist Scott Maxwell explained .

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  13. Teachers union to fight for 20 percent raises, just like Gov. Ducey gave to staff, friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | The Arizona Republic

    Arizona's teachers union calls for a 20 percent pay hike, saying they should get the same amount Gov. Doug Ducey has awarded his executive staff. Teachers union to fight for 20 percent raises, just like Gov. Ducey gave to staff, friends Arizona's teachers union calls for a 20 percent pay hike, saying they should get the same amount Gov. Doug Ducey has awarded his executive staff.

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  14. Florida owes taxpayers, students and parents tighter scrutiny of school scholarshipsRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Florida provides little oversight of its scholarship programs for private schools, often called school vouchers, that some schools hire teachers without college degrees, hold classes in aging strip malls and falsify fire or health records. Florida provides little oversight of its scholarship programs for private schools, often called school vouchers, that some schools hire teachers without college degrees, hold classes in aging strip malls and falsify fire or health records.

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  15. School vouchers gone wild: A serious problem exposed by serious journalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Florida provides little oversight of its scholarship programs for private schools, often called school vouchers, that some schools hire teachers without college degrees, hold classes in aging strip malls and falsify fire or health records. Florida provides little oversight of its scholarship programs for private schools, often called school vouchers, that some schools hire teachers without college degrees, hold classes in aging strip malls and falsify fire or health records.

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  16. Our Schools Now has one-fourth of needed signatures for 2018 ballot initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Backers of the Our Schools Now citizen initiative have collected one-fourth of the signatures needed to place the issue on the November 2018 ballot, former House Speaker Nolan Karras told attendees of the Utah Education Association convention Thursday. "I invite the remainder of you to saddle up.

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  17. NEA president urges Utah educators to take actionRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2017 | Deseret News

    ... cuts in the civil rights division of the Department of Education and an emerging federal push for private school vouchers, Eskelsen Garcia urged teachers to stay informed and ask themselves, "What am I going to do about it?" she said. The vouchers ...

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  18. Private schools, public money, little oversight in voucher programRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    It's crunch time at the University of Florida as white nationalist Richard Spencer shows up to deliver his spiel. And President Donald Trump is dealing with the fallout from CallGate.

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  19. Florida private schools: Readers share their experiences, viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Sentinel School Zone

    Florida provides little oversight of its scholarship programs for private schools, often called school vouchers, that some schools hire teachers without college degrees, hold classes in aging strip malls and falsify fire or health records. Florida provides little oversight of its scholarship programs for private schools, often called school vouchers, that some schools hire teachers without college degrees, hold classes in aging strip malls and falsify fire or health records.

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  20. After student alleges abuse, principal shutters one private school, opens anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Vidal. Florida provides little oversight of its scholarship programs for private schools, often called school vouchers, that some schools hire teachers without college degrees, hold classes in aging strip malls and falsify fire or health records. ...

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