Stripping off the rhetoric and the academese, it comes down to keeping beloved small schools open versus the cost.
Voucher proponents claim the bill will advance anti-discrimination, encourage compliance with state and federal Constitutions, and prevent future litigation. The more likely result would be the abolition of the Vermont school voucher scheme.
The latest round of flagellation of dead horse flesh has been provoked by the release of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores. After 20 years of overall progress, many of the scores went down. While all groups improved over the lo … (read more)