New Life Breathed into FL Voucher Bill

Reprinted from The Gainesville Sun A plan to increase the use of tax-funded vouchers to send students from low-income families to private schools gained new life in the Florida Senate on Tuesday. After originally derailing a similar bill earlier in …

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AZ Bill Expands Choice for Military Famileis

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New Voucher Bills in AZ

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FL House Bill to Grow Charters Faster

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KS Funding Effort Awaits Signature

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TN Voucher Bill Meets Demise

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MO Lawmaker Proposes No Spanking in Schools

Reprinted from the Post-Tribune JEFFERSON CITY • Through 13 years of teaching, Jennifer Kavanaugh never dreamed of hitting a child — not even once. Kavanaugh, now a fifth-grade teacher at St. Margaret of Scotland School in St. Louis, previously taught …

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AZ Senate Votes to Expand Voucher Program

Reprinted form the Arizona Capitol Times Up to 120,000 more youngsters living in low-income neighborhoods could soon qualify for taxpayer funded tuition to private and parochial schools. On a voice vote Wednesday the Senate approved legislation to expand the voucher-like …

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Louisiana Bill Offers More School Choice

Reprinted from The Times-Picayune Louisiana students at poor-performing public schools could have the possibility of switching to higher-performing schools, under a bill that received the unanimous support Wednesday of the Senate. Sen. Ben Nevers, D-Bogalusa, said he proposed the measure …

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OK Senate Approves 3rd Grade Reading Bill

Reprinted from Tulsa World OKLAHOMA CITY — The Senate passed a measure Wednesday designed to give students who can't pass a third-grade reading test more options for promotion to the next grade. House Bill 2625, by Rep. Katie Henke, R-Tulsa, and …

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