The U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling upholding the Cleveland voucher program has reverberated around the nation, reigniting the debate on how best to improve the education of all schoolchildren. Our comprehensive coverage examines reactions and possible aftereffects.
- Justices Settle Case, Nettle Policy Debate
The U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling upholding the Cleveland voucher program has rejuvenated the school choice movement and, to a surprising degree, reinvigorated the debate over how best to improve the education of all the nation’s schoolchildren.
- Voucher Battles Head to State Capitals
The foundation has been laid for a new round of legislative battles over school vouchers in state capitals from coast to coast. Includes a table, “Vouchers on the Ballot.”
- A Great Day, or Dark One, for Schools?
The U.S. Supreme Court’s June 27 ruling reverberated around the nation. Within minutes, advocacy groups of all stripes were issuing statements proclaiming it a great or a dark day for education. Parents and educators were celebrating, or resigning themselves to uneasy coexistence or renewed opposition. Includes “Editorial Comment,” a sample of newspaper editorials.
- Advocates’ Post-Ruling Choice: Bubbly
Voucher crusaders greet win with popping corks; opponent says next step could be more difficult.
- Catholics Laud Voucher Decision,
See Potential for Growth
The most ebullient response to the Supreme Court’s June 27 decision came from educators at religious schools that already participate in voucher programs. But people of faith are anything but lockstep in their reaction.
- Ruling Gives Second Wind
To Capitol Hill Voucher Advocates
The hubbub outside the U.S. Supreme Court building had barely died down late last month before the action shifted to the big white dome across Capitol Hill’s First Street.
- A Long Road to the Court
A look at some mileposts on the way to the Court’s June 27 ruling.
In the Court’s Words
Excerpts from majority, concurring, and dissenting opinions in the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Zelmon v. Simmons-Harris.