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Selling Out Our Schools
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Free-Market Education

Seed Money for Conservatives

Distorting the Civil Rights Legacy

Vouchers: Special Ed Students Need Not Apply

The Conservative Connection

Privatizers' Trojan Horse

Tuition Tax Credits: Vouchers in Disguise

Voucher Decision Opens Pandora's Box

Vouchers: Turning Back the Clock

Vouchers Schools Cash In
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Payment "Surcharge" Gives $28 Million Extra to Voucher Schools

Supreme Court Debates Vouchers

The Voucher Threat

High Court to Decide if Cleveland Voucher Program Violates the Separation of Church and State

Church / State Separation Vital to Democracy

Vouchers and the False Promise of Academic Achievement

School Vouchers: A Threat to the Rights of Women and Gays

False Choices: Vouchers, Public Schools, and Our Children's Future
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Who's Bankrolling Vouchers?

Vouchers, Accoutability, and Money

With God On Their Side...

Teaching Religious Intolerance

Vouchers:Church / State Complexities

A Visit to a Religious Elementary School

Five Years and Counting: A Closer Look at the Cleveland Voucher Program

Report Looks at Public and Private Schools

Vouchers and Public Accountability

The Hollow Promise of School Vouchers

The Market is Not the Answer

Lessons of Chile's Voucher Reform

The GI Bill Doesn't Vouch for Vouchers

Selling Out Our Schools: Vouchers, Markets, and the Future of Public Education

Notable Quotes on Vouchers

Links to other important sites on vouchers.

 Vouchers, Markets, and The Future of Public Education

Edited by Robert Lowe and Barbara Miner

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"Selling Out Our Schools" is divided into three main sections (click on the section heading to go there):

INTRODUCTION: Why We Are Publishing "Selling Out Our Schools"
By the Editors of Rethinking Schools
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The Hollow Promise of School Vouchers
By Robert Lowe

The Market is Not the Answer
An Interview with Jonathan Kozol

Questions and Answers about School Choice
By the Editors of Rethinking Schools

Lessons from the Voucher War
By Ann Bastian

Lessons of Chile's Voucher Reform
By Martin Carnoy

A Battle for the Soul of Public Education
By Warren Furutani

The Debate Is About Privatization, Not 'Choice'
An interview with Deborah Meier

The Danger of Market Rhetoric
By Jeffrey Henig

Markets and Schools
By Peter Cookson, Jr

'Vouchers Are a Smokescreen'
An interview with Linda Darling~Hammond

Will Markets or Democracy Prevail?
By Alex Molnar

The GI Bill Doesn't Vouch for Vouchers
By Robert Lowe

Vouchers Would Devastate Our Schools
By U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA)

Playing Politics with 'Choice'
By Gary Orfield

'Choice' and Public School Reform
By Robert Peterkin

What We Can Learn from Milwaukee
By Barbara Miner

Schundler's Coucher Crusade for Jersey City
By Stan Karp

Choice, Chelsea, and Clinton
By Robert Lowe

Teaching Students to Be Consumers
By Phyllis Sides

Our Schools Need Money, Not Rhetoric
By CJ Prentiss

Church/State Separation Vital to Democracy
By Marvin Frankel

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Charter Schools: Potentials and Pitfalls
An Interview with Ann Bastian

Charters: Finding the Courage to Face Our Contradictions
By Eric Rofes

Jingletown: One Charter School's Story>
By Tamara Prevost and Margarita Jimenez-Silva

Total Decentralization: Too Much of a Good Thing?
By Bob Peterson

Public School Choice: Keeping the Focus on Equity
By Ann Bastian

For-Profit Firms Fail to Deliver
By Barbara Miner

Massachusetts: Robbing the Poor
By Stan Karp

Chicago: Public School Choice and Inequality
By Jonathan Kozol

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Bradley Foundation Bankrolls Conservative Agenda
By Barbara Miner

Bradley, "The Bell Curve," and School Choice
By Barbara Miner

Conservatives Push 'Parental Rights'
By Barbara Miner

Privately Funded Voucher Plans Proliferate
By Barbara Miner

Splits on the Right: Implications for Education
By Barbara Miner

Listing of Economic Conservative and Religious/Far Right Organizations

Progressive Groups that Monitor the Right Wing