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Lawmakers aware of fraud in states with vouchers, education savings accounts -

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Tennessee lawmakers warn  about the squandering of taxpayer dollars in other states: 'if broader school choice options are offered, the Legislature would need to enact restrictions to avoid the kind of education savings account fraud seen in states where public-dollar vouchers are given to parents for homeschooling and private school enrollment. Reports from across the nation show situations in which private-school officials and parents spent voucher money for items unrelated to education.  Parents and school boards should be aware that the opening bid for vouchers is to authorize one only for students with special needs. That is the camel's nose under the tent. See what happened in Arizona and Florida, which began with that single group, then added another group, then another group, then another and another. 'Beware!' says Diane Ravitch.


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