Ohio Poised to Expand Vouchers Beyond Cleveland Choice Program
Gov. Bob Taft’s proposal to offer private school vouchers to Ohio students in districts beyond just Cleveland included a few caveats: The new vouchers would be targeted to students in specific schools that had failed state reading and math tests for three consecutive years.
Moreover, the recipients of the tuition aid would have to take the same standardized tests as students in Ohio public schools. And the number of students who could get one of the $3,500 vouchers would be capped at about 2,600. The program would be financed by $9 million in state money.
The state House of Representatives, however, decided to take off the brakes when it developed and approved its...
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