Vouchers

Stop the Expansion of Vouchers and Private Charter Schools!

the red rectangle buttonThe Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association put together this simple yet powerful animated video illustrating the impact of the private voucher school system on Milwaukee Public Schools and the children who attend MPS.

The voucher program in Wisconsin has hurt public education throughout the state, especially in Milwaukee. The voucher system turns our children into instruments of profit. Voucher schools promised a better education, but they have failed to deliver. Instead, the voucher system has deliberately drained our public schools of the resources needed to serve all children.

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Recent articles about private school vouchers and charters:

  • State budget in Walker’s hands

    Kaukauna_120pxLawmakers have passed a $73.3 billion budget that will result in layoffs, program eliminations and fewer opportunities for students. At the same time, the budget delivers unlimited tax dollars to subsidize private school tuition, requiring no real oversight, along with a host of other devastating measures. In addition to the education-related provisions, the budget repeals ...
  • Vouchers = 25 years of lost opportunity for Wisconsin students

    25yearswebPoliticians and privatizers marking 25 years of the failed school privatization experiment in Wisconsin are doing so even after the majority of voters in the state have expressed opposition to the program. Read More...
  • Vos flip-flops on standards for tax-funded private voucher schools

    Diverse Students - Objective TestingThe assembly speaker is flip-flopping weeks after he said he would not support expansion of statewide voucher schools without accountability measures. Read More...


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