Yesterday we faxed copies of this editorial on voucher legislation to all members of the General Assembly. Use these links for contact info to call your State Senator or State Rep. and ask them if they have seen it.
Schools in disarray, with poison bubbling beneath
Demands of Aid to Religion Endanger Schools, Anger Moderates
Religious conservatives in Washington and state capitols, following gains in the 2010 elections, are exploiting a tentative hold on political power to try to divert public money to religious school vouchers. In addition to siphoning millions from already strained taxpayer funds, voucher backers are taking aim at provisions of 38 state constitutions that prohibit aid to religious schools in order to advance their schemes. Call it adding more ouch to voucher schemes.
Judge Blocks Colorado District's Voucher Program
Most schools flagged for possible cheating likely to be cleared
Tuesday, August 16, 2011