Education

The Voucher Decision: Charting the New Landscape Of School Choice

July 10, 2002 1 min read

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.

Story Index In the Court's Words A Long Road to Court Ruling Gives Second Wind to Capitol Hill Voucher Advocates Catholics Laud Voucher Decision Advocates' Post-Ruling Choice: Bubbly A Great Day, or Dark One, for Schools? Voucher Battles Head to State Capitals Justices Settle Case, Nettle Policy Debte
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • In the Court’s Words
    Excerpts from majority, concurring, and dissenting opinions in the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Zelmon v. Simmons-Harris.