The School-Choice Debate

American Voiceseducation ISSUE 33•24 Jun 24, 1998

Debate is raging over the issue of school choice, whose advocates are calling for tax-supported vouchers that can go toward private-school tuition. What do you think?

  • “Me and all my friends here in Compton are hoping to go to Phillips-Exeter Preparatory Academy if this initiative passes.”

    Bobby Moore –
    Student

  • “The thing I like best about this plan is that it will help those who need it least.”

    Stephen Reichel –
    Chiropractor

  • “If private school is anything like it was in the 1983 teen sex romp of the same name, I want a voucher.”

    Marty Slocum –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Can't we argue about something more important to our children's education, like, say, prayer?”

    Stephanie Chambers –
    Hairstylist

  • “This is a great way to solve all the problems caused by desegregation.”

    Rich Bartholomew –
    Gardener

  • “If I could go to one school, it would definitely have to be Degrassi High.”

    Margaret Cort –
    Painter