Why Vouchers Aren't Good for the (Re)Public

  • Tiina Itkonen CSU Channel Islands


Vouchers have not been an option in California because our state’s constitution prevents using public money for religious or private school. But this may change soon, as the Supreme Court is about to hear case about this. Depending on how the Court decides, school boards could then pass programs that use taxpayer funds for private schools.

Author Biography

Tiina Itkonen, CSU Channel Islands
Associate professor of education and political science. Areas of interest and expertise include education policy and politics.
How to Cite
ITKONEN, Tiina. Why Vouchers Aren't Good for the (Re)Public. Allies for Education, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, aug. 2017. ISSN 2476-2512. Available at: <https://journals.library.csuci.edu/ojs/index.php/afe/article/view/139>. Date accessed: 17 june 2018.
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