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Vouchers hurt all Texas students

No matter what an education voucher is called, the policy is the same. Vouchers divert public funds to private schools and vendors.

Lockers in empty high school corridor

By Michelle Smith, Executive Director, Raise Your Hand Texas

Michelle Smith serves as the executive director of Raise Your Hand Texas and connects policy, research and classroom experience to offer innovative approaches to the challenges in education policy in Texas.

“For each student leaving a Texas public school, a campus would lose about $10,000 in state and local funding.”

Harlingen CISD, RBL, Raising Blended Learners, pilot site