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Alaska School Voucher Program Amendment (2014)

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The Alaska School Voucher Program Amendment may appear on the November 4, 2014 general election ballot in Alaska as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. If approved by voters, the measure would allow children to attend private or religious schools by using public education funds. The measure was proposed by Rep. Wes Keller (R-7).[1]

Support

The measure is sponsored in the legislature by Rep. Wes Keller. Proponents of the measure state that the proposal would give parents more choices for their children and provide better opportunities for low-income students.[1]

Opposition

Opponents argue that the proposal would cut funding from Alaska's public school system.[1]

Path to the ballot

See also: Laws governing ballot measures in Alaska

Article 13 of the Alaska Constitution specifies that a 2/3rds vote of the Alaska State Legislature is required to refer a measure to the ballot.

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