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Interview: Rep. Mark Dosch Talks About North Dakota School Choice Bill

Interview: Rep. Mark Dosch Talks About North Dakota School Choice Bill

I interviewed Rep. Mark Dosch about HB1466, a bill that would appropriate 25% of a student’s share of public education dollars to any private school that student may attend. The bill would require that parents choosing a private school file a form with the superintendent of their school district. Based on that form, the Department

Bill In ND Legislature Would Divert Public Education Money To Private Schools

HB1466, introduced by Rep. Mark Dosch, is a major piece of education policy reform which would allow parents choosing private schools to divert as much as 25% of their student’s share of public dollars to the private school. The amended version of the bill (read it here) would require that parents opting for a private

Obama Administration Issues 160 Page Edict On School Snacks

Having solved all the really big problems in the federal government, the Obama administration has now turned to micromanaging the snacks available for purchase in public schools across the nation. The Obama administration proposed regulations Friday that would prohibit U.S. schools from selling unhealthy snacks. The 160-page regulation from the Department of Agriculture (USDA) would

Let's Not Get Carried Away On Education Spending

For the first time in generations, North Dakota has a growing population. A booming population, in the western part of the state, and that means local officials are demanding more money for education. Some of the needs are real, though some are exaggerated. Case in point, after going into full-on alarmist mode about growing enrollment,

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