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Nevada's Radical Voucher Plan Will Aid the Rich, Ignore the Poor, by Diane Ravitch

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Nevada's new voucher program is the most radical in the nation. Of course, it is not called a "voucher" program, but "education savings accounts." A rose by any other name. A stinkweed by any other name. You can call a stinkweed a rose, but it is still a stinkweed. The ESA will accomplish the same purpose as vouchers, by transferring public funds to private and religious schools. Since the Republicans took control of the Legislature, school choice has been their top priority in education. This is their answer to the financial woes of Nevada's underfunded public schools. Behind the scenes the war on Public education and our democracy is being won by the corporations. The end of public schools is the end of income equality, democracy and the truth.

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

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