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Do Reformers Actually Care About Education or About Cutting Costs?

One question that I have puzzled over again and again is why anyone who really cares about the quality of education would be a proponent of school choice, for example, vouchers for religious schools and charters run as a business. 755 more words

Charter Schools

NYCLU on Cuomo's Tax Credit Voucher Plan

A letter to the editor:

“Private School Tax Credits

New York Times Letter To the Editor: by DONNA LIEBERMAN, Executive Director, New York Civil Liberties Union MAY 22, 2015… 204 more words

Privatization

Attention, NY Regents: East Ramapo District Needs a Monitor

The East Ramapo school district is in terrible trouble. The majority of voters are Orthodox Jews, whose children attend religious schools. The public schools are predominantly African-American and Hispanic. 317 more words

New York

Sixth-Grader Told She Can't Use Bible Verse In Class Assignment Stirs Controversy

Las Vegas, Nev. (CBS LAS VEGAS) — A Nevada sixth-grader who wanted to include the John 3:16 Bible verse into an “All About Me” PowerPoint presentation was told by her teacher and school administrators to remove the religious passage. 412 more words

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Thoughts for Today part one

Thoughts of Today…

Part one

R.S. Helms

Yesterday, I wrote a column on the worse situation that has cast a wicked shadow over Washington DC. Therefore, it casts its shadow over the whole US and effects all of us. 1,965 more words

Former Birdville ISD Student Sues District

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NORTH RICHLAND HILLS(CBSDFW.COM) – A former student is suing Birdville Schools over prayer at school board meetings.

20-year-old Isaiah Smith keeps a binder of records holding more than a dozen complaints filed over two years at Birdville High School. 272 more words

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The End of Separation of Church and State?

Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a tuition tax credit bill that is widely recognized as a backdoor voucher. The tax credits would benefit wealthy individuals and corporations. 372 more words

Vouchers