Cookie-cutter legislation

Sakariassen, Alex
March 2013
Missoula Independent;3/14/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p14
The article focuses on the House Bill 315 (HB 315) and American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) that legalizes the establishment of public charter schools in Montana. It states that the bill came from the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools. It discusses the foundation of the ALEC and offers information on the launch of an online database by the Center for Media and Democracy on ALEC legislation. It offers comparison of the House Bill of Montana and ALEC. INSET: ALEC vs. Montana: A side-by-side comparison.


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