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    State news roundup for April 18, 2015

    This week: business tax cuts come under fire in New Hampshire, Illinois educators say it’s time for the governor to start governing, Kansas lawmakers consider ending teacher licensure, and Wisconsin honors its top education activists.

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    We all want healthy, hunger-free kids—right?

    A House hearing on child nutrition programs opened the conversation about the reauthorization of the surprisingly controversial Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.

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    Ohio State Board of Ed vote puts education service professionals on chopping block

    The State Board voted to eliminate the “5 of 8” rule that required districts to staff schools with a minimum number of education support professionals.

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    Tax Day truth: Kids will have more opportunity if we end corporate welfare

    It’s time to end corporate tax breaks that cost our students and communities.

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    Educators in forest, rural communities urge lawmakers to help students

    The Secure Rural Schools Act, offering millions to struggling rural communities, is close to winning an extension from Congress

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  1. State news roundup for April 18, 2015
  2. We all want healthy, hunger-free kids—right?
  3. Ohio State Board of Ed vote puts education service professionals on chopping block
  4. Tax Day truth: Kids will have more opportunity if we end corporate welfare
  5. Educators in forest, rural communities urge lawmakers to help students

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