June 2008 School Reform News

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June, 2008
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The June 2008 issue of School Reform News reports on the decision by a Florida commission that has agreed to give voters an opportunity to pave the constitutional way for vouchers in the state. Also on page 1:

  • According to a U.S. Department of Education report, few kids have been using the options available to them under the No Child Left Behind Act.
  • A survey conducted by the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice found only 12 percent of parents in Idaho would send their children to public schools if they had other options.
  • Tennessee is fighting an uphill battle to save public charter schools.

Also in this issue: A Nation at Risk after 25 years, teacher tenure and alternative certification, First Amendment rights for school choice advocates, school choice successes in Louisiana, Arizona considers a state takeover of local districts, global warming indoctrination, and more.

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