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Education vouchers. Jenny Brodsky Senior Seminar.

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education vouchers

Education vouchers

Jenny Brodsky

Senior Seminar

http://www.google.com/imgres?q=education&um=1&hl=en&safe=active&sa=N&gbv=2&tbm=isch&tbnid=eJzxCfnh_MGNtM:&imgrefurl=http://www.dosomething.org/tipsandtools/11-facts-about-education-around-world&docid=ATiyKkdPTs27kM&w=1050&h=769&ei=JQ1yTur1JePJ0AHWqZijCg&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=428&page=1&tbnh=135&tbnw=184&start=0&ndsp=28&ved=1t:429,r:26,s:0&tx=134&ty=76&biw=1553&bih=810

historical background
Historical Background
  • Created so family can have options
  • Creates ability to go to school outside local neighborhoods
  • Lots of controversy
  • Some believe that vouchers will
    • Weaken public education
    • Increase segregation

http://www.logosoftwear.com/tshirtdesigns/School

current state of education vouchers
Current state of education vouchers
  • US Supreme Court has ruled vouchers constitutional
  • Florida and Indiana have issued publicly funded vouchers
  • Some cities including Milwaukee and Cleveland
    • Vouchers go to low income families so children can attend private school

http://www.google.com/imgres?q=florida&hl=en&safe=active&gbv=2&tbm=isch&tbnid=gJ_Lp_9F6TFcTM:&imgrefurl=http://www.greatvacationguides.com/united-states/florida&docid=IkG5U1nZpDZn_M&w=600&h=545&ei=-A5yTvD5K8ny0gGJxb2jCg&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=0&page=2&tbnh=134&tbnw=151&start=28&ndsp=33&ved=1t:429,r:7,s:28&tx=96&ty=77&biw=1553&bih=810

http://www.google.com/imgres?q=indiana&hl=en&safe=active&gbv=2&tbm=isch&tbnid=jqCoU6pnlMMZVM:&imgrefurl=http://www.topnews.in/usa/polls-indiana-battle-evenly-poised-2261&docid=LOsKir6BuicjxM&w=391&h=365&ei=OA9yTuf1L6To0QGXgbnlCQ&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=988&vpy=142&dur=3260&hovh=217&hovw=232&tx=84&ty=60&page=1&tbnh=146&tbnw=156&start=0&ndsp=39&ved=1t:429,r:7,s:0&biw=1553&bih=810

opposing viewpoints
Opposing viewpoints
  • For education vouchers
    • Poor families should also have options
    • Competition increased, leading to better schools
    • Private schools have better history
    • Special opportunities could be made available
    • Increase diversity
    • More money put into private sector
opposing viewpoints1
Opposing viewpoints
  • Against education vouchers
    • Violates first amendment, separation of church and state
    • Takes funds from public schools
    • Private schools do not have to accept everyone
    • Quality of education in private schools could decrease
obama administration democratic positon
Obama administration/democratic positon
  • Do not support vouchers
  • Must invest in public schools, not drain them
  • Vouchers would reduce options for children with specific needs

http://www.google.com/imgres?q=no+vouchers&hl=en&safe=active&gbv=2&tbm=isch&tbnid=OxUy4IPC9p99qM:&imgrefurl=http://www.paopposedtovouchers.org/&docid=_kq7zamA1dU40M&w=200&h=200&ei=oQ9yTuzbMLHH0AGr1fjzCQ&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=404&vpy=175&dur=171&hovh=160&hovw=160&tx=77&ty=93&page=1&tbnh=155&tbnw=155&start=0&ndsp=29&ved=1t:429,r:1,s:0&biw=1553&bih=810

republican party position
Republican party position
  • Support education vouchers
  • Ensure quality education
  • Believe in power of choice
    • Cannot trap children in failing schools

http://www.google.com/imgres?q=school+vouchers&hl=en&safe=active&gbv=2&tbm=isch&tbnid=8S51CqaoHgg9hM:&imgrefurl=http://vitalsignsblog.blogspot.com/2011/04/huge-victory-for-freedom-school-choice.html&docid=uBW1R3b_y4SxKM&w=350&h=296&ei=1Q9yTuXiOqTK0AH21PDqCQ&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=184&page=1&tbnh=146&tbnw=117&start=0&ndsp=29&ved=1t:429,r:3,s:0&tx=43&ty=78&biw=1553&bih=810

mitt romney
Mitt romney
  • Supports vouchers
  • Families under certain thresholds receive vouchers of equal value
  • Fund students at private or public schools

http://www.google.com/imgres?q=mitt+romney&hl=en&safe=active&gbv=2&tbm=isch&tbnid=dVyWk8v7DUAkdM:&imgrefurl=http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/06/vote-mitt-romney-instead-obama/&docid=ZSE-EwMAKp1zrM&w=260&h=320&ei=AhByTv-FNqHy0gHOm8zpCQ&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=805&vpy=131&dur=9522&hovh=249&hovw=202&tx=159&ty=159&page=1&tbnh=156&tbnw=131&start=0&ndsp=35&ved=1t:429,r:4,s:0&biw=1553&bih=810

herman cain
Herman cain
  • Supports school choice
  • Best serves all, even those without economic means
  • Put the kids first
    • Cannot be stuck in failing schools

http://www.google.com/imgres?q=herman+cain&hl=en&safe=active&gbv=2&tbm=isch&tbnid=Nq4tihf_LQUg3M:&imgrefurl=http://www.humblelibertarian.com/2011/05/herman-cain-is-not-true-tea-party.html&docid=kAdLhmWd-glFFM&w=482&h=343&ei=NhByTozrFIXI0AGDk6XtCQ&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=172&vpy=504&dur=426&hovh=189&hovw=266&tx=189&ty=125&page=1&tbnh=135&tbnw=174&start=0&ndsp=32&ved=1t:429,r:24,s:0&biw=1553&bih=810

michele bachmann
Michele bachmann
  • Founded a charter school
  • Supports school choice (vouchers)
  • Believe in increasing competitive education
  • Vouchers should apply to ALL schools

http://www.google.com/imgres?q=michele+bachmann&hl=en&safe=active&gbv=2&tbm=isch&tbnid=ZVIAb0_0oFCLmM:&imgrefurl=http://michelebachmannforpresidentin2012.blogspot.com/&docid=YKwFM_rE-eBnuM&w=431&h=498&ei=ahByTq6vM6ni0QGRtc2DCg&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=138&vpy=136&dur=1924&hovh=241&hovw=209&tx=89&ty=120&page=1&tbnh=159&tbnw=144&start=0&ndsp=33&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:0&biw=1553&bih=810

works cited
Works cited
  • "A closer look on Michele Bachmann's record on fiscal policy." Wintery Knight. wordpress, 22 Aug. 2011. Web. 15 Sept. 2011. <http://winteryknight.wordpress.com/2011/08/22/ a-closer-look- at-michele-bachmanns-record-on-fiscal-policy/>.
  • "Barack Obama on Education." Editorial. Education.com. N.p., 1 Aug. 2008. Web. 14 Sept. 2011. <http://www.education.com/magazine/article/Barack_Obama/>.
  • GOP. Republican National Committee, 2011. Web. 15 Sept. 2011.

<http://www.gop.com/index.php/ issues/issues/>.

  • Messerli, Joe. "Should Government Vouchers Be Given to Pay for Private Schools, Even if

They're Religious Schools? ." Editorial. Balanced Politics. N.p., 30 July 2011. Web. 14 Sept. 2011. <http://www.balancedpolitics.org/school_vouchers.htm>.

  • "Mitt Romney on Education." Glassbooth. N.p., 2011. Web. 15 Sept. 2011. <http://glassbooth.org/ explore/index/mitt-romney/14/education/14/>.
  • Picus, Lawrence O. "Voucher." Editorial. World Book Advanced. N.p., 2011. Web. 14 Sept.

2011. <http://www.worldbookonline.com/advanced/article?id=ar750878&st=education +vouchers>.

  • "Unbundle Education." Herman Cain for President. Washington Political Group, 2011. Web. 15 Sept. 2011. <http://www.hermancain.com/the-issues/education-2>.
  • Witte, John F. "School Vouchers." School Choices. N.p., 1998. Web. 15 Sept. 2011. <http://www.schoolchoices.org/roo/vouchers.htm>.