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September 2000
New Republic;09/11/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 11, p11
Discusses the issue of school vouchers in the U.S. Examination of vice presidential candidate Joe Lieberman's view on government school vouchers; Response of the teachers' unions to vouchers aiming to defend the principle of public schools; Idea behind the limited voucher plan proposed by Lieberman; Ways on how schools at Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Escambia County, Florida, turned the voucher threat to their advantage.


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