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Vouchers Create a Split Between “Ed Reform” Conservatives: Accountability Bean-Counters and the Religious Right

Vouchers Create a Split Between “Ed Reform” Conservatives: Accountability Bean-Counters and the Religious Right

The New Republic has an interesting analysis of Louisiana’s experiment in privatization of public schools: Ed Kilgore argues in “How the GOP’s New Education Policy Embraces the Market and Abandons Objective Standards” that vouchers pander to parents as the ultimate source of “accountability.” But this emphasis on parents’ subjective evaluation of a school&... »

Preview of "School Choice: Taxpayer-Funded Creationism, Bigotry, and Bias"

School voucher efforts back by religious extremists that use taxpayer money (and corporate tax credits) to fund creationism and religious bigotry at private schools. These efforts are most active in PA and FL, although efforts are afoot in several states. »

From Guest Blogger Rachel Tabachnick, Talk to Action: Voucher Advocate Betsy DeVos, Right-Wing Think Tanks Behind Koch-Style Attack on PA Public Schools (Section 3)

Tuesday, April 26, 2011: ultra-conservative donor Betsy DeVos and other right-wing funders will try to undermine Pennsylvania public schools with a voucher bill in the PA state legislature. Contact your representatives and tell them VOTE NO ON VOUCHERS! (Section 3 of a long 3-part article on the subject.) »

From Guest Blogger Rachel Tabachnick, Talk to Action: Voucher Advocate Betsy DeVos, Right-Wing Think Tanks Behind Koch-Style Attack on PA Public Schools (Section 2)

Tuesday, April 26, 2011: ultra-conservative donor Betsy DeVos and other right-wing funders will try to undermine Pennsylvania public schools with a voucher bill in the PA state legislature. Contact your representatives and tell them VOTE NO ON VOUCHERS! (Section 2 of a long 3-part article on the subject.) »

From Guest Blogger Rachel Tabachnick, Talk to Action: Voucher Advocate Betsy DeVos, Right-Wing Think Tanks Behind Koch-Style Attack on PA Public Schools (Section 1)

Tuesday, April 26, 2011: ultra-conservative donor Betsy DeVos and other right-wing funders will try to undermine Pennsylvania public schools with a voucher bill in the PA state legislature. Contact your representatives and tell them VOTE NO ON VOUCHERS! (Section 1 of a long 3-part article on the subject.) »