Down With Vouchers?

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Voters in Utah struck down the nation's first universal private-school voucher program in Tuesday's statewide election. The law, passed earlier this year by the Utah Legislature but then repealed during the referendum, would have given every public school student a taxpayer-funded voucher for private school tuition worth $500 to $3,000.

School choice supporters argue that vouchers will give families more educational options and force public schools to improve in a competitive environment. But opponents fear vouchers will drain much-needed money from public schools.

What do you think? What school choices should families have? Would vouchers harm public schools?

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