Memo from State|
Mental Health and Some Other Health Bills
Elections & Campaign Regulations
Action - Get Out Your Pen and Send a Postcard
Testimony: Various Proposed Bills on Campaign Financing (Alice Scott)
Testimony: Ethics/Standards of Conduct Bills (Alice Scott)
Testimony: Senate Committee on Public Employment (Alice Scott)
Testimony: Public Health, Youth and Welfare (Gretel McLane)
Current Trends in Education: The Voucher System...
Study of Educational Complex Proto-Types
Testimony: House Education Committee (Helen Tamashiro)
Current Trends in Education:
QUESTION: SHOULD PARENTS BE ALLOWED TO "SHOP" FOR SCHOOLS? If so, what consumer labeling should schools be required to give?
THE VOUCHER SYSTEM
The voucher system is revolutionary concept in American public education that would allow parents to use public money to buy an education for their children at any school they choose, public, private, or parochial. Under the system, the parents of all school age children would be given a voucher roughly representing their child's share of the public school budget. The student would turn in the voucher at the school he wanted to attend; the school then would turn it in to a government agency to collect its money.
Proponents claim the voucher system would:
Opponents of the Voucher System say that it would;
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