Eye on Education

Daily Digest: Vouchers, Vouchers, Vouchers

School-voucher programs prove popular “More than 17,400 applications for students to attend private schools using taxpayer-funded vouchers were filed for next school year, a slight increase over last year.” (Columbus Dispatch)

Alternate headline: Parents more satisfied with public schools than politicians (10th Period/Innovation Ohio)

Alternate alternate headline: Ohio school vouchers flourish as application periods close (School Choice Ohio)

Charges could be dismissed for former Watkins Memorial student who wrote hit list ”A 17-year-old girl said she wasn’t thinking when she wrote a list of 10 Watkins Memorial High School girls’ names, including her own, on a bathroom wall under the heading, ‘hit list.’” (Newark Advocate)

Ten charged in day care scheme (Associated Press)

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