Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Great anti-voucher op-ed in today's Patriot-News

Pennsylvania's school voucher legislation isn't about low-income students
Published: Tuesday, June 14, 2011, 5:00 AM
By Sharon Kletzien and Larry Feinberg
Proponents of tuition vouchers, including legislative leaders and Gov. Tom Corbett, often promote the idea as one needed to help children from low-income families "escape" from struggling schools to attend private or religious schools.

News media outlets, including The Patriot-News, have unwittingly or passively played right along with that story line. But facts are stubborn things. And the facts show a completely different picture.


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