Bill to Offer an Option to Give Vouchers

By Motoko Rich
[…] But teachers’ unions, school boards and other supporters of traditional public schools say vouchers undermine the schools that are already struggling to improve.

Vouchers and tax-credit scholarships have “done a tremendous amount of harm in destabilizing already austerity-filled and under-resourced schools all throughout America,” said Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, the nation’s second-largest teachers’ union.

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