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Bravo: Nevada Governor Pushes School Choice Bill

NataliaBur Wrote: Apr 12, 2013 9:36 AM
Love the Orwellian double-speak. 'School Choice' actually translate to picking and choosing who to gift a nice little christian school experience funded by taxpayers and riddled with such illuminating coursework as "Dinosaurs were Adam and Eve's first mode of transportation", and "The coming Apocalypse in 5 easy lessons: Starting with pushing Israel and Iran into WW4 to appease the Rapture mongers"
BabyChe'sCrushedSkull Wrote: Apr 12, 2013 10:24 AM
Damn, crackwhore. You get around. Wouldn't humanity be better served by you tossing yourself into a furnace?
LearningCommunity Wrote: Apr 12, 2013 9:42 AM
Natalia, interesting.

I would tend to agree.

However, large public school systems have their own biases and limitations.

My thinking is that proximity should no longer be a determinant to what kind of education a community provides.

It’s too early to tell if this legislation will go anywhere, but here’s to hoping it will eventually. Per the Reno Gazette-Journal:

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval wants to give businesses tax breaks for donating money to fund school choice scholarships for disadvantaged youth.

Sandoval’s legal counsel, tax chief and interim school superintendent presented SB445 Tuesday to the Senate Revenue Committee. No action was taken.

Administration officials say 14 states have adopted similar legislation.

The bill would give businesses a dollar-for-dollar tax credit for money donated to a scholarship organization. The organization would then make grants to disadvantaged youth to...