School Choice Act’s redo can’t clear panel

It would have purged race restrictions

Posted: March 22, 2013 at 12:10 a.m.

Rep. Kim Hammer, R-Benton, listens during a House Education Committee meeting Thursday during which his school-choice bill was defeated.

The House Education Committee voted down a bill that would rewrite the state’s School Choice Act of 1989, a law that was recently ruled unconstitutional.

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