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No teacher raises, no vouchers: Lawmakers fail to reach compromise on school funding bill

The end of House Bill 100 is a bittersweet victory for public education advocates who vehemently oppose school voucher programs but lament that schools won’t get additional funds to pay for teacher raises or balance their budgets.

Students sit in the hall for a regular morning briefing before heading to their first class at Yes Prep West Campus in Houston on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012.

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