In Nebraska, conservative group eyes push for charter schools

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Monday, August 4, 2014

The fight to establish charter schools in Nebraska isn't over, despite the loss of a key advocate in the Nebraska Legislature and opponents' vow to keep the publicly funded, independently run schools out of the state.

Americans for Prosperity, the conservative anti-tax, small-government group, said the issue is one of its top priorities for Nebraska. "Families should not be hindered by their zip code; they should have more education options and get to choose the school that best suits them," said Matt Litt, director of the Nebraska chapter of Americans for Prosperity.

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