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Targeting Tennessee: The Broken Promise of Voucher Programs

School Vouchers. Opportunity Scholarships. Rainbow-Colored Unicorn Subsidies. No matter the name, these ill-conceived programs have proven disastrously ineffective in the past and are doomed to the same fate in Tennessee if they go into effect.

Several versions of a voucher program are being considered in the Tennessee legislature, with each taking funds away from public schools to pay the full cost of private school tuition for a small number of students.   This is a horrible plan for many reasons.

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