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In this photo taken Aug. 8, 2017, Kelsey Nellis, second from right, instructs employees in preparation for the start of the school year at the Mountain View Christian Schools in Las Vegas. More than a third of U.S. states have created school voucher programs that bypass thorny constitutional and political issues by turning them over to non-profits that rely primarily on businesses to fund them. But the programs are raising questions about transparency and accountability at a time when supporters are urging that it be expanded into a federal program. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 11, 2017 - 3:40 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — More than a third of U.S. states have created school voucher programs that bypass thorny constitutional and political issues by turning them over to nonprofits that rely primarily on businesses to fund them. But the programs are raising questions about transparency and...
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In this photo taken Aug. 8, 2017, Megan Mitchum decorates the outside of a classroom in preparation for the start of the school year at the Mountain View Christian Schools in Las Vegas. More than a third of U.S. states have created school voucher programs that bypass thorny constitutional and political issues by turning them over to non-profits that rely primarily on businesses to fund them. But the programs are raising questions about transparency and accountability at a time when supporters are urging that it be expanded into a federal program. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 11, 2017 - 3:13 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — More than half the country has a school choice program that enables families to use public money to send their children to private school. The programs vary by name, structure and eligibility requirements, but most are geared toward low-income families. In 2015, less than 1 percent...
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In this photo taken Aug. 8, 2017, Kelsey Nellis, second from right, instructs employees in preparation for the start of the school year at the Mountain View Christian Schools in Las Vegas. More than a third of U.S. states have created school voucher programs that bypass thorny constitutional and political issues by turning them over to non-profits that rely primarily on businesses to fund them. But the programs are raising questions about transparency and accountability at a time when supporters are urging that it be expanded into a federal program. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 11, 2017 - 3:11 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — More than a third of U.S. states have created school voucher programs that bypass thorny constitutional and political issues by turning them over to nonprofits that rely primarily on businesses to fund them. But the programs are raising questions about transparency and...
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August 10, 2017 - 2:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and the Trump campaign (all times EDT): 7:45 p.m. FBI agents looking for financial documents have searched one of the homes of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort. Manafort spokesman...
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August 09, 2017 - 7:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and the Trump campaign (all times EDT): 7:45 p.m. FBI agents looking for financial documents have searched one of the homes of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort. Manafort spokesman...
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FILE - In this June 19, 1985 file photo, Texas Gov. Mark White gestures while speaking before the environment and public works in Washington. Former Texas Gov. Mark White, a Democrat who championed public education reforms, including the landmark "no-pass, no-play" policy for high school athletes, has died, Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. He was 77. (AP Photo/Lana Harris, File)
August 05, 2017 - 7:12 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Gov. Mark White, a Democrat who championed public education reforms that included the landmark "no-pass, no-play" policy for high school athletes, has died. He was 77. The former governor, who fought kidney cancer for years, died Saturday in Houston shortly after...
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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks to the media Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, in Madison, Wis. Walker said he does not anticipate there will be "major changes" to a bill that would extend $3 billion in taxpayer incentives to lure electronics manufacturer Foxconn to build a factory in the state. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)
August 03, 2017 - 3:47 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Supporters of a planned $10 billion electronics factory that could bring 13,000 jobs in the largest economic development project in Wisconsin history called it a once-a-generation opportunity during a public hearing Thursday. State lawmakers are moving quickly to approve a $3...
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August 03, 2017 - 12:07 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A veteran Republican in the North Carolina Senate who has risen through the ranks to become a top tax-policy writer won't seek re-election next year. Sen. Tommy Tucker of Union County announced his decision Thursday. The 67-year-old Tucker cited his support of term limits and...
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August 03, 2017 - 11:33 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A veteran Republican in the North Carolina Senate who has risen through the ranks to become a top tax-policy writer won't seek re-election next year. Sen. Tommy Tucker of Union County announced his decision Thursday. The 67-year-old Tucker cited his support of term limits and...
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FILE - In this May 27, 2010 file photo, a worker looks out through the logo at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. Conservationists are lining up to oppose Republican plans to eliminate key environmental regulations as part of an incentive package to lure a $10 billion Foxconn electronics plant to southeastern Wisconsin. Gov. Scott Walker's incentives bill would exempt the company from environmental impact statements and state permits for filling wetlands and building on lake beds. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
August 01, 2017 - 12:39 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — At least one other state offered Foxconn more than the $3 billion incentives package Wisconsin used to lure a plant that will be the electronics giant's first in the U.S., Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday. Walker said "at least one if not several other states were prepared to give...
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