Vouchers

OK Not OK: Gambling With Education, NV Rolls the Dice; OK Debates

OK Not OK: Gambling With Education, NV Rolls the Dice; OK Debates
An editorial in The Oklahoman lauding Nevada's new law that authorizes education savings accounts or vouchers for all school children fails to address a serious argument against such a policy.
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Wisconsin GOP Lawmaker Argues Income Limits on School Vouchers 'Penalize Married Couples'

Wisconsin GOP Lawmaker Argues Income Limits on School Vouchers 'Penalize Married Couples'
Wisconsin state legislators are in the final days of negotiations on a plan that would expand private school vouchers statewide (they are currently only available in Milwaukee and Racine). The current deal on the program would cap voucher enrollment at one percent of a districts students, but Gov. Scott Walker and other lawmakers would like to expand them further.
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TX State Senator Vows 2013 Push for Private-School Vouchers

State Senator Dan Patrick, the Houston Republican who anchors the rightmost wing of his party's caucus in the Senate, has vowed to make private-school voucher legislation a focal point of his efforts in the 2013 session of the state legislature.
According to the Houston Chronicle, Patrick said, "To me, school choice is the photo ID bill of this session...Our base has wanted us to pass photo voter ID for years, and we did it. They've been wanting us to pass school choice for years. This is the year to do it, in my view."
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