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Texas School Vouchers Killed by House
 


30 March 2007 at 3:53:09 PM
salon

Although the Senate will be looking at this as well, vouchers are effectively dead until some monied elitist that is against public education tries to bring it up again in a future session.

More Democrats in the Republican-controlled House this year flexed their legislative muscle in a couple of surprise moves. They joined dissenting Republicans in a 90-56 vote to divert millions of dollars away from a new teacher incentive pay program in favor of about an $800 pay raise for all teachers, librarians, counselors and nurses. Soon after, the House voted 129-8 to prohibit any state education dollars from being spent on school vouchers.

Both issues have been Republican policy staples in recent years.


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