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Md. BOOST program helps private schools at the expense of public ones

Md. BOOST program helps private schools at the expense of public ones

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has said he wants to increase the state-funded private school scholarship — or voucher — program known as BOOST from $5 million per year to $10 million over the next three years. Yet data show that the program, which was billed as a way to broaden education options for low-income children, is little more than a subsidy for private schools. Roughly 78 percent of the students who benefited from it last fall — more than 1,900 kids —...

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