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Montana gearing up for renewed school choice debate

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School choice supporters in Montana are pushing state legislators to introduce new reforms while they await a court decision on the constitutionality of a tax credit scholarship program enacted in 2013.

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports that any attempt to expand choice will be opposed by the MEA-MFT, Montana’s teacher’s union.

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