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DON'T MISS THIS:At stake is the future of thousands of Maine schoolchildren who would enroll in the full-time virtual schools and the future of tens of thousands more who would be legally required to take online courses at their public high schools in order to receive their diplomas. THE aggressive reform drive to dramatically expand and deregulate online education -- a partnership formed between Maine’s top education official and a foundation entangled with the very companies that stand to make millions of dollars from the policies it advocates, by providing portions of the education agenda.SEE:  ALEC-sponsored digital education bills-- in Maine, several ALEC model bills that would benefit online education companies were introduced including several measures that sought to use public funds to pay private school tuition, a law that allows public schools to act like charter schools.'

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