Are school vouchers effective in leveling the education playing field?

Are school vouchers effective in leveling the education playing field?

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 83%
Yes, they definitely are. They provide low-income students a way to get better education.
 17%
No, I don't think so. They force students to go to parochial schools whose education standards aren't necessarily better.
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I don't know. Please see my comment below.
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With public schools bleeding with overpopulation and the lack of funding, school vouchers have supposedly provided children from low-income families the opportunity to go to private schools. And as we believe that education is the silver bullet against poverty and all its unfortunate circumstances, this seems like the answers to the nation's ills. Unfortunately, these private schools are usually run by religious groups who may not necessarily find it important to emphasize the need for a free...   >>>


http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/dc-wire/post/sources-budget-deal-includes-dc-abortion-rider-money-for-school-vouchers/2011/04/08/AF3ET24C_blog.html



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