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"This spring, while public school districts serving minority families and disabled children couldn’t afford basic supplies or comforts, Arizona’s legislature approved the broadest, most flexible interpretation of what Betsy DeVos, the secretary of education, and her allies tout as 'school choice.' The law expands Empowerment Scholarship Accounts -- school vouchers. Vouchers use tax dollars to pay private institutions; through E.S.A.’s, money that could otherwise fund public education is loaded directly onto debit cards that select parents can use to subsidize private tuition and related expenses. Arizona has managed to bolster E.S.A.’s as a way to advance alternatives to traditional schooling, the latest example of a disturbing trend: divestment from public education.The parents and educators of Arizona are finally fighting back."