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An Indianapolis private school touted by DeVos is adding 400 more seats
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Dec 13, 7:09 AM: An Indianapolis private school that is dedicated to promoting racial and economic integration is planning to grow by 50 percent in the coming years.
One teacher, one student: a new type of school coming to Philly area
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Nov 30, 6:44 AM: This fall, the teen decided to try a radically different approach for her senior year. She enrolled in Fusion Academy in Princeton, N.J. – a unique private school that emphasizes one-on-one instruction, with each class tailored to >
Agape doesn’t show for appeal hearing over voucher ban
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Nov 29, 6:32 AM: State officials were scheduled to hear an appeal Tuesday from Agape Christian Academy, an Orlando private school that the Department of Education wants to ban from state voucher programs for 10 years, but the school was a >
Panel fails to break deadlock over private schools’ public funding
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Nov 28, 6:06 AM: A panel with representatives of public and private schools has been unable to iron out differences over special education and financial accountability for independent schools in advance of a legislative deadline.
Panel fails to break deadlock over private schools’ public funding
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Nov 27, 5:46 AM: A panel with representatives of public and private schools has been unable to iron out differences over special education and financial accountability for independent schools in advance of a legislative deadline.
Florida proposal seeks to clear the way for public funding of private schools
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Nov 1, 6:12 AM: The chairwoman of the State Board of Education, charged with supervising Florida's system of free public education, has proposed amending the state Constitution to permit funding of some private schooling.
Private schools balk at new financial reporting analysis
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Oct 27, 5:52 AM: A panel of stakeholders and state officials have been holding meetings since May to determine what financial information private schools must give to the state.
State revokes Melbourne private school’s scholarships
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Oct 25, 5:54 AM: A private school in Melbourne with ties to two other schools already sanctioned by the state will be revoked from Florida’s scholarship programs, the Florida Department of Education said Tuesday.
Private schools push to stand out, boost enrollment in age of increasing education options
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Oct 23, 6:47 AM: Fall is the recruiting season for Santa Fe-area private schools, which are making aggressive efforts to boost enrollment in the face of a fairly stagnant economy and stiff competition from one another, as well as from tuition-free >
Despite more choices in schools, private school enrollment on the increase, officials say
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Oct 16, 5:03 AM: With the recession of a decade ago firmly in the past, more and more families are turning back toward private education for their children.
Mississippi had spent up to $600,000 on private school textbooks. Now that’s changing.
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Oct 5, 5:42 AM: Citing budget cuts, the Mississippi Department of Education is scaling back the use of state funds to pay for loaning textbooks to some private schools, including treatment facilities and religious schools.
Attorney asks state Supreme Court to block textbook funding to private schools
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Aug 21, 6:24 AM: A lawyer representing several parents of New Mexico public school students has again asked the state Supreme Court to block private schools from drawing on tax dollars to buy textbooks.
Court rejects appeal on temporary freeze of $2.5M in state funds for private schools
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Aug 17, 5:08 AM: The Michigan Court of Appeals has denied a request by the state to appeal a temporary freeze on $2.5 million included in the state budget to reimburse private schools for health and safety mandates.
Private schools see textbook funds cut from state budget
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Aug 15, 5:45 AM: Cuts in the Mississippi Department of Education are having an effect on private schools. These cuts could cost some schools hundreds of thousands of dollars.
North Ridgeville won’t bus kids to 2 private Avon schools
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Aug 4, 7:34 AM: State law says the district has a responsibility to bus students to a nondistrict school if it falls within a 30-minute radius. However, the state gives the district the option to pay families a stipend should the board find that >
Judge upholds ruling barring state money for private schools
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Jul 28, 6:25 AM: A state judge has upheld  a ruling  that puts a stop — for now — to Michigan's plans to provide public money to private schools to help them cover the cost of complying with state mandates.
Local private school supports bill requiring employee background checks
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Jul 21, 7:06 AM: Governor Walker has signed legislation that requires private schools in Wisconsin’s voucher program to conduct employee background checks.
New hybrid private school is the 1st of its kind in the Lehigh Valley
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Jul 13, 5:49 AM:

Providence Hybrid Academy merges homeschooling with two days of teacher instruction at the new academy located at Christ Lutheran Church on Easton Road, on the border of Lower Saucon Township and Bethlehem.

Judge’s ruling bars state money to private schools — for now
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Jul 7, 6:15 AM: A judge this afternoon issued a preliminary injunction that bars the state of Michigan from distributing any of the money the Legislature allocated to private schools to help them pay for state mandates.
Many factors stressing Catholic schools throughout Massachusetts
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Jun 30, 6:34 AM: When summer vacation ends in about two months, at least three Catholic schools in Massachusetts will not be welcoming students back for a new school year.

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