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Byline: Gilbert Gallegos GGALLEGOS@ABQTRIB.COM / 259-8553
Compromise doesn't include vouchers or a cost estimate
SANTA FE Senate Democrats compromised with Republicans to push through a bill that could represent the best shot at overhauling the state's public schools.
After 3 1/2 hours of debate, the Senate voted 38-3 late Sunday to pass the school reform package.
But the plan was a bitter pill for some Democrats to swallow, especially since there are no assurances Gov. Gary Johnson will warm up to any bill that does not include school vouchers.
"That's what this is all about coming up with a compromise product," said Sen. Cynthia Nava, a Las Cruces Democrat who sponsored the Senate plan. "I mean there's stuff in there I …