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The case against school vouchers in one blistering court ruling
The case against school vouchers in one blistering court ruling

Of all the self-interested scams perpetrated by school "reformers" against public education, the school voucher scam may be the most dishonest. In their undiluted form, these programs are a sop to right wingers and religious fanatics convinced that teaching children that the Founding Fathers were all upstanding Christian gentlemen and evolution should be doubted somehow prepares them for life in the 21st century. This week in Raleigh, N.C., a judge named Robert Hobgood called out North Carolina's version of the swindle for what it was: a raid on the state treasury. His target was the state's $10-million Opportunity Scholarship Program, which was to go into effect with...

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