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2008-11-11 06:00:17

By Greg Toppo WASHINGTON -- Great news for the Obamas: If they want to strike a populist note and send their two daughters to a District of Columbia public school, there are lots of choices.

2008-10-15 06:00:21

Marks & Spencer has announced a partnership with Scottish and Southern Energy to launch M&S Energy. M&S Energy will supply electricity and gas to domestic customers and reward them with Marks & Spencer store vouchers for helping the environment by reducing their energy usage.

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2008-10-14 08:00:00

If there's one feature that defines the presidential debate on education, it's this: near silence.

2008-10-13 09:00:37

By John Florez Bridge to nowhere? How about an education to nowhere? That's what the Utah Legislature has been doing -- wasting time and money over how public education should operate -- yet none can tell us what it is supposed to produce; it's all about process, rather than results.

2008-10-10 15:00:28

By DANI McCLAIN By DANI McCLAIN A private high school that opened its doors this year has been kicked out of the city's voucher program because of building code violations that render it unsafe for students. R&B Academy, 5150 N.

2008-10-10 15:00:28

By PATRICK MCILHERAN School choice -- not vouchers but the lowercase, generic concept - - is finishing off Bay View High School. Will the constriction of choices also chase off some engaged parents? This is all part of the shuffling set off by Milwaukee School Board member Terry Falk.

2008-10-07 00:00:21

Tots were clambering over a brand new climbing frame after winning 25,000 Active Kids vouchers. Chudleigh Knighton Pre-school was the lucky winners of the vouchers handed out by Sainsbury's.

2008-10-06 18:00:16

THE vaccine voucher scheme being run by the British Pig Executive has now hit the million mark in less than six months. Since its launch in April, enough vouchers have been redeemed to treat the equivalent of 1.25 million pigs and BPEX has invested some pounds 650,000 in the programme.

2008-10-03 09:00:17

Whether talking about the current financial and political crisis or the attempted bribery charges surrounding the school vouchers bill, lost credibility of elected officials lies at the core.


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