As far as education is concerned, Walker is perhaps most prominent for his successful push to strip collective bargaining rights for teachers and other public employees in 2011.
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July 13, 2015
June 10, 2015
Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wisc., is expected to announce his presidential candidacy really, really soon. So exactly what might his education platform be? And how have his policies played out in Wisconsin?
February 09, 2015
The real star of the day, however, was Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, the Republican presidential hopeful who is spending the early part of this week in the nation's capital.
October 07, 2014
As much as 30 percent of school vouchers go unused from the District of Columbia's Opportunity Scholarships Program, which has been at the heart of federal fiscal battles.
July 31, 2014
The person best positioned to make an educated guess on that question is Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., the top Republican on the Senate education committee. Alexander is the likeliest candidate to take over the helm of the Senate education committee if the chamber flips to GOP control in the fall.
July 25, 2014
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., spoke to the National Urban League, where he touched briefly on school choice topics, including charter schools and vouchers.
June 10, 2014
In a stunning upset, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost in the Republican primary for the 7th District of Virginia on Tuesday to Tea Party challenger Dave Brat.
June 19, 2012
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan issues a statement reiterating that Obama administration has not changed its position on the D.C. voucher program, and does not supporting expanding it. A day earlier, House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican, said a deal had been reached with the administration to do that. there is no day after House Speaker John Boehner a
June 18, 2012
The Obama administration had proposed cutting off funding for a District of Columbia voucher program in fiscal 2013, a move that angered conservatives.
March 29, 2011
The House is expected to pass a bill resurrecting the D.C. voucher program, a top priority for John Boehner but opposed by the Obama administration.