Sunday, November 14, 2010

September 29th Postings

Senator zeroes in on school choice legislation in 2011

JAN MURPHY, The Patriot-News  

Published: Tuesday, September 28, 2010, 10:27 PM     Updated: Tuesday, September 28, 2010, 10:35 PM
With both gubernatorial candidates supporting government-funded grants to parents to use at any school they choose for their children, Sen. Jeffrey Piccola hopes to grease the skids to make it a reality soon after the victor takes his oath of office.
The Dauphin County Republican, who chairs the Senate Education Committee, is planning a daylong hearing on Oct. 13 in the North Office Building Hearing Room 1 in the Capitol Complex in Harrisburg on the topic of school choice.

Here is a link to the Columbus Dispatch article cited in the above Pennlive article:
September 23, 2010-09-29
By Jennifer Smith Richards
On the whole, Ohio students who used tax-funded vouchers to attend private schools last school year did no better on state tests than public-school students.

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