Abbott Keeps Mum on Vouchers and Education Funding

Texas gubernatorial hopeful Greg Abbott held back from taking a position on private school vouchers or state education funding during a Wednesday appearance at a San Antonio charter school. 

When asked for his views on vouchers and other proposals like tax credit scholarships that would allow parents to receive public funding to send their children to private schools, Abbott stopped short of ruling out such policies. 

"Competition is an essential element to achieve my goal to have Texas schools ranked the best in the country," Abbott said, after noting that his "focus is not on vouchers at all" to improve ...

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