Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

No Letup in Johnson Voucher Push.(New Mexico)

Byline: Loie Fecteau Journal Politics Writer

SANTA FE Gov. Gary Johnson said Monday he plans to keep pushing for taxpayer-paid vouchers, or tuition credits, that parents could use to send their children to public, private or religious schools.

"The pendulum is swinging in the direction of school choice," Johnson told reporters at the Capitol as he got ready to head to New York City to attend a conference this week on vouchers and other education issues.

Johnson is scheduled to talk about his voucher proposal Wednesday at the New York conference, which is sponsored by New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and the Manhattan Institute, said Diane Kinderwater, Johnson's press secretary. …

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