Vouchers - as well as state-sponsored tax credit programs that support private schools - divert resources from public schools, privatizing public education by subsidizing religious and private schools. Moreover, vouchers affect only a limited number of students and, as many studies show, don't improve their educational experiences.
Blog Posts on Vouchers
Nationally recognized researcher and academic Devon Carlson will be in Wisconsin in November on a week-long tour to talk about the impact on students, schools, and communities of using public tax dollars for private schools — better known as the voucher program.Read more>
A national poll reveals that parents overwhelmingly prefer to have strong, neighborhood public schools rather than "school choice" options like charer schools and vouchers. Parents are also concerned about the rise of high-stakes testing in our nation's schools and the need to provide students with wraparound supports and a well-rounded curriculum.Read more>