Plaintiff's in Colorado Anti-Voucher Suit Get Say in Court
- Linda Chavez. // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;09/04/2000, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p20
Criticizes the United States government's obduracy against school vouchers. U.S. Democratic Party members' refusal to enact voucher programs to enable poor children to attend private schools; Democrats who send their children to private schools while insisting that poor parents send their...
- How far have we come? // Literacy Today;Dec2003, Issue 37, p16
Enumerates the changes in British education policy since the National Literacy Trust was launched in 1993. Introduction of the government nursery vouchers scheme in England on 1996; Launching of Sure Start as the cornerstone of the government's drive to tackle child poverty and social exclusion...
- Pro and Con. // Education Digest;Apr1971, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p58
The article discusses the pros and cons of promoting "education vouchers" in the U.S. The basic argument for vouchers is that they would give parents an element of choice for their children. Vouchered schools could not become exclusive, say their proponents, because racial discrimination would...
- Supporters of privately financed vouchers tout progress. Walsh, Mark // Education Week;05/06/98, Vol. 17 Issue 34, p14
Presents information on privately financed school voucher programs for poor children in the United States, focusing on the debate over these programs by government. Comparison of private programs to government programs; Amount of money spent in programs; Number of applications received annually.
- Educational Adequacy, Now. Feldman, Sandra // National Journal;4/08/2000, Vol. 32 Issue 15, p1097
Reports on the educational need of poor children who attend underperforming schools in the United States. Why vouchers would affect the education of poor kids; Effect of poverty on education; Discussion on early childhood education.
- Demonstrating Vouchers. // Education Digest;Apr1971, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p57
The article focuses on "education vouchers" being promoted by the U.S. Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO). These are the OEO's answer to "performance contracting," the U.S. Office of Education's way of reforming public education even if it kills it. Parents would be given vouchers with which...
- Republicans Prefer To Back Vouchers by Any Other Name. Bowman, Darcia Harris // Education Week;01/31/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 20, p22
Reports the support of Republican legislators for educational vouchers in the United States. Focus of the proposal of President George W. Bush on children attending failing Title I schools; Limitations of the proposal; Reason for the banning of the word voucher by the Republican administration;...
- Chile's Longtime Voucher Plan Provides No Pat Answers. Keller, Bess // Education Week;04/11/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 30, p8
Focuses on the school voucher program introduced by Army General Augusto Pinochet Ugarte in Chile. Adoption of free-market principles for public services under the Pinochet regime; Cultural integration of the program; Proposal for publicly financed vouchers for children in persistently failing...
- House Panel Removes School Vouchers From Education Measure. // Church & State;Jun2001, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p16
Reports the removal of school vouchers from education measures in the United States. Role of the House Education Committee in the removal of vouchers; Response of Right-wing Republicans and the Religious Right to the removal of vouchers; Proposal of a federal voucher scheme for school children.