Thursday, April 4, 2013

Texas House of Representatives adopts anti-voucher amendment

"During debate of the state budget bill, Senate Bill 1, on the House floor on Thursday, state representatives adopted an amendment by Rep. Abel Herrero (D-Robstown) that would prohibit money appropriated to the Texas Education Agency from being used to support school vouchers or scholarships for private primary or secondary education provided by nonprofit entities using donations received from entities that receive tax credits as a result of the donations. The amendment was adopted on a vote of 103-40."

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