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School Vouchers

Read the latest updates and learn more about our work opposing school vouchers from a Reform Jewish perspective.

School Vouchers

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: School Vouchers

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: School Vouchers

No Lost Irony
Posted on Friday May 15, 2015

On Thursday morning, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held a “field” hearing on the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP), or the D.C. school vouchers program at Archbishop Carroll High School, where a large percentage of the students receive these vouchers. The Reform Movement has a long history of opposing voucher programs, not […]

Protecting the Rights of Students with Disabilities in Schools
Posted on Tuesday February 10, 2015

Throughout February, we are commemorating Jewish Disability Awareness Month, a unique opportunity to highlight the ways that we as a community can be more inclusive and supportive of people with disabilities. It is important that we keep in mind all the many facets of how so many of the issues we work on at the RAC […]

The Harm that Vouchers Cause
Posted on Wednesday January 28, 2015

This week is so-called School Choice Week (January 25-31), when pro-vouchers advocates try to take over the narrative and promote their views that the privatization of public funding into vouchers and tax credits promotes educational opportunities and expands choices for parents and students. They could not be more wrong. School vouchers are a form of government […]

Two Birds with One Stone
Posted on Tuesday December 02, 2014

In this age of intersecting social justice imperatives — when advocates are looking for important overlaps between traditionally defined policy areas — it’s important to remember one key issue that has serious repercussions for both our public school system and the separation of church and state: vouchers. Vouchers (and some private school tax credits), known to […]

Contact Our Legislative Policy Team

For more information on this issue, contact Senior Legislative Assistant Sarah Greenberg at (202) 387-2800.