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Mayor says school vouchers could be good for Green Bay

7:11 AM, Jun. 17, 2013
Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt.
Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt.
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Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt supports an expanded private school voucher program for local low-income families.

"I've been saying all along that I think it's appropriate for Green Bay's low-income families, that they have a choice to do what they believe is right for their families," Schmitt said Friday.

Under a program approved by the state's budget-writing Joint Finance Committee, statewide enrollment in voucher schools outside Milwaukee and Racine would be capped at 500 next year and 1,000 after that. Only 1 percent of a school district's enrollment could participate, but opponents ...

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