School Vouchers Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Students walk out of class to protest new education secretaryRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | The Arbiter

    The air swirling around the Idaho Statehouse was filled with the chants of hundreds of students gathering for a demonstration on Thursday, Feb. 16 in support of public education and in opposition of Betsy DeVos-the new secretary of education. Many participants at the rally said that DeVos-an advocate for charter schools and school voucher programs-would be detrimental to funding for public schools.

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  2. San Francisco's Raised Bike Lanes Fail toa RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Planetizen

    ... assertively lead the policy development in anticipation of the coming wave of autonomous vehicle technology. School vouchers might expand educational choice and thus make city life more appealing to middle-class families-but the most appealing ...

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  3. New Master Plan in the Works at Seattle-Tacoma International AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Planetizen

    ... assertively lead the policy development in anticipation of the coming wave of autonomous vehicle technology. School vouchers might expand educational choice and thus make city life more appealing to middle-class families-but the most appealing ...

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  4. The London Subway Is Bad for Commuters' LungsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Planetizen

    ... assertively lead the policy development in anticipation of the coming wave of autonomous vehicle technology. School vouchers might expand educational choice and thus make city life more appealing to middle-class families-but the most appealing ...

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  5. DeVos is determined on school choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    Betsy DeVos testifies before the Senate Health, Education and Labor Committee confirmation hearing to be next secretary of education on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Jan. 17. American public school students fall well behind students around the world in math and science proficiency. This is not debatable.

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  6. Taxpayer money is keeping many Catholic schools aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... DeVos, a vocal champion of vouchers, to be secretary of education. Roughly 400,000 kids in 29 states receive school vouchers, according to the advocacy group EdChoice. The monetary amounts of those vouchers and the laws about which schools can take ...

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  7. No Left Turns for UPS TrucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Planetizen

    ... assertively lead the policy development in anticipation of the coming wave of autonomous vehicle technology. School vouchers might expand educational choice and thus make city life more appealing to middle-class families-but the most appealing ...

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  8. ASU student creates satirical GoFundMe account to protest DeVos appointmentRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2017 | State Press

    In a presidency increasingly satirized by comedians and pundits, one ASU student found a way to provide social commentary on the cabinet appointment of Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. DeVos , a billionaire conservative activist and supporter of school voucher programs, has been one of President Donald Trump's most contested cabinet choices .

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  9. Primary to narrow field for Wisconsin schools superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The field of three candidates running for superintendent of Wisconsin's public schools will be narrowed to two in Tuesday's primary. Here are some questions and answers about the race.

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  10. Op-ed: A new direction on educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    American public school students fall well behind students around the world in math and science proficiency. This is not debatable.

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  11. A First Look at Big Bus Rapid Transit Plans in Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Planetizen

    School vouchers might expand educational choice and thus make city life more appealing to middle-class families-but the most appealing versions of a voucher system are also the most costly. A pilot program in Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo's City and Regional Planning Department explored the potential for an online video course platform to enrich and extend curriculum.

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  12. Old-time politics explains anti-DeVos crusadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Joannejacobs.com

    ... Reportedly, he's considering a run for the presidency in 2020. Sen. Elizabeth Warren was a fan of school vouchers , before she got into politics, points out the New York Post. In her 2003 book, The Two-Income Trap , Warren wrote: "With fully funded ...

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  13. If you care about our public schools and our democracy, beware of Betsy DeVos and her vouchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... of good citizenship." Given the controversy surrounding DeVos, Republicans initially may go easy in pushing school vouchers. But beware the bait and switch, the seemingly reasonable initiative that disguises radical change. Since 1990, roughly $2 ...

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  14. Region split on DeVos nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    Betsy DeVos' historic and contentious confirmation as the nation's next education secretary has many up in arms, including some in the Monadnock region. Linda Quintanilha, a Bennington parent with two autistic children, said Wednesday that DeVos' confirmation is "pretty troubling," especially for those students with disabilities.

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  15. EDITORIAL: DeVos fireworks aside, school-voucher battle will be won or lost at state levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... education is really a matter of state and local control - and should be. If Texans have reservations about school vouchers funneling money from struggling public schools, the real battle should be to win the hearts, minds and votes of state ...

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  16. Hollywood celebs' textbook hypocrisyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | New York Daily News

    To listen to Hollywood, you'd think the confirmation Tuesday of Betsy DeVos to head the Department of Education was tantamount to putting Slender Man in charge of our nation's children. The longtime charter school, voucher and school choice advocate squeaked through to become the next secretary of education by way of Vice President Pence's tie-breaking vote.

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  17. Not all parents are goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... serve as the default location for them. And there you have it: The extollers of charter schools and private-school vouchers say they are merely introducing competition for the betterment of all. But it is a competition in which the fix is in. Their ...

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  18. Letters: Free market for educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | The Wave

    Re: "Should tax money pay for private-school vouchers?" [Opinion, Feb. 7]: One thing the election of Donald Trump has done is make us brush up on our civics lessons. Public education was not put into place just to keep kids out of parents' way on weekdays; it is an essential part of our political process.

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  19. Teachers union choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | American Thinker

    ... their power in demanding the best product at the most efficient cost. Betsy DeVos has proposed to promote school vouchers, dismantling the disastrous Common Core initiative, and charter schools, homeschooling, and school choice. As with any other ...

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  20. LETTERS: Time to fix public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | The Press-Enterprise

    Re: "Should tax money pay for private-school vouchers?" [Opinion, Feb. 7]: The article asks whether government should provide vouchers for families so they can choose to send their children to a private school. The real question is, why a parent should even have to consider sending their child to a private school.

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