Push to eliminate school vouchers unsettles parents, especially low-income minorities
The teacher’s unions are very afraid that they will lose their near monopoly on education in the USA.
For poor students, with the small exception of some charter schools, the teacher’s unions do essentially have a total monopoly.
(From The Washington Free Beacon)
In the official 2020 Democratic Party Platform, the party argues that private school vouchers “divert taxpayer-funded resources away from the public school system.” Yet a poll commissioned by the American Federation for Children found that most voters—including 82 percent of Latinos and 68 percent of blacks—support using taxpayer dollars to send their children to a school that “best serves their needs,” public or private.
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