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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

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 […]

Oppose Harmful Vouchers Legislation in Congress
Posted on Monday March 03, 2014

During School Choice Week in January, Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Tim Scott (R-SC) introduced two bills that would transform the public education system as we know it. By privatizing a majority of funds for public schools, The Scholarships for Kids Act (S. 1968/H.R. 4000) and The Creating Hope and Opportunity for Individuals and Communities […]

Guess Who’s Back, Back Again
Posted on Wednesday April 03, 2013

The fight to increase school voucher programs has recently resurfaced. We’ve seen more discussions in the last few weeks in courts, state legislatures and even Congress. Although there are setbacks, for the most part we are fortunately seeing the facts win out—the evidence that not only do vouchers threaten religious liberty, but they are ineffective […]

Contact Our Legislative Policy Team

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