redefinED roundup: Jeb Bush to talk ed reform in S.C., voucher politics in Pennsylvania and more

Louisiana: Senate approves statewide voucher program on a 24-15 vote. (New Orleans Times Picayune) The vote was bipartisan, again. (redefinED) Gov. Bobby Jindal succeeds in a sweeping education overhaul. (Associated Press)

South Carolina: Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will be the keynote speaker at an education reform summit later this month.

Pennsylvania: Flier flap in state House race tied to voucher battle. (

Alaska: School choice expansion effort stalls. (Juneau Empire)

Arizona: Gov. Jan Brewer vetoes expansion of education savings accounts. (Arizona Republic)

Connecticut: Democratic Gov. Dan Malloy points to the rift over education reform between two of his party’s biggest constituencies, African Americans and teachers unions. (CT News Junkie)

Mississippi: House education committee narrowly votes down charter school expansion bill. (Associated Press) It gets real ugly afterwards. (Memphis Commercial Appeal)

Tennessee: Charter school diversity blooms. (Nashville Tennessean)

New Jersey: State Department of Education is set to consider 32 new charter school applications. (Newark Star-Ledger)

Georgia: More families are considering on-line learning options. (Macon Telegraph)

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