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“School choice” and vouchers are not the same thing

The education policy winds are shifting towards school vouchers in many states across the country. It would benefit Texas to not fall into the trap.

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By Jeff McGuire, Manager of Policy & Advocacy, Education Opens Doors

Jeff McGuire is the Manager of Policy & Advocacy at Education Opens Doors, a nonprofit organization that partners with middle schools to equip their students with the college and career knowledge and skills they need for long-term success.

“Vouchers do not constitute school choice - plain and simple.”

“Surely this isn’t the free market competition result that voucher advocates support.”

“Voucher laws will speed up the attacks that have been negatively impacting public schools across the country over the past several election cycles.”

“School choice provides options for families and allows for new doors to open for students.”