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Allow parents to save the state money with educational alternatives

Allow parents to save the state money by encouraging the use of educational alternatives such as homeschooling, online learning, and private schooling. The primary cost in the state budget is for public education, and yet there are thousands of parents with children currently in the public school system who would gladly save the state money by utilizing educational alternatives if there were a small incentive. My wife ...more »

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Change your font.

The University of Wisconsin estimates it saves 30% of its ink costs after changing its default font. An efficient font uses less ink to print letters while often being unnoticed by the populace. This update could apply immediately for office printing and be rolled out over time as new preprinted forms are produced.

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/03/25/national/main6332801.shtml

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