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Vouchers back on the national radar

President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for education secretary, Betsy DeVos, has renewed focus on the controversial topic of school vouchers.

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President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for education secretary, Betsy DeVos, has renewed focus on the controversial topic of school vouchers.  A strong proponent of school choice, DeVos has raised millions of dollars for voucher-friendly political candidates in several states.  According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, as of 2017, only 14 states and Washington, D.C., had voucher programs. (Los Angeles Times)

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