Vouching for Public Education


State legislatures have more impact on education than any form of government.  As an educator in Texas, I am currently experiencing this impact firsthand. Let me explain.  The Texas Legislature is now in session, and public education is once again a major issue in this biennium.  Since public school budgets were slashed four years ago and slightly improved 2 years ago, school finance is once again a major topic as it should be.  There is no doubt that schools need additional funding to address the higher academic expectations and the huge increases in enrollment that every public school faces.

But there is another issue gaining steam that will once again take money from public schools, and that issue is called vouchers.  The public knows little about them as the concept has many different meanings depending on who you ask.  Here is my understanding of vouchers based on what I have read and seen in other states. Full Article

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