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School vouchers take center stage at state budget hearing

6:30 PM, Apr. 8, 2013
Joint Finance Committee hears school voucher testi...
Joint Finance Committee hears school voucher testi...: The Legislature's Joint Finance Committee heard testimony for and against Gov. Scott Walker's plan to expand school vouchers in a public hearing at Lambeau Field in Green Bay on Monday, April 8, 2013.
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Those on both sides of a proposed expansion of a school voucher program to Green Bay took center stage Monday during a state budget hearing at the Lambeau Field Atrium.

The committee made the Green Bay stop as one of several throughout the state before lawmakers consider a proposed 2013-15 state budget. Gov. Scott Walker has proposed expanding the voucher program to nine school districts, including Green Bay.

Vouchers allow parents to transfer public funding to private or faith-based schools. Milwaukee County and Racine already have the program. ...

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