Bill: Private Education Act
Votes: This is an ordinary bill. It requires more yes votes than no votes. This bill will not pass any sooner than the deadline.
Voting deadline: May 2089
|A bill to introduce a voucher system with regards to our education system. Ensuring the poor have access while reducing taxes for all, including those that do not have children in education or have no children.|
Old value:: The government subsidizes higher education tuition to a certain amount, the rest is covered by the individual students. This includes scholarship programs.
Current: The government introduces means tested loans for higher education tuition, to be paid back by students after earnings reach a certain amount.
Proposed: The government subsidizes tuition only for students from families classified as low-income or poor.
Old value:: There is a free public education system alongside private schools.
Current: There is a free public education system and a small number of private schools, which are heavily regulated to ensure they teach adequate skills and information.
Proposed: Education is private, but the government issues vouchers to pay for the schooling of disadvantaged children.
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Total Seats: 316
Total Seats: 80
Total Seats: 131
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