January 15, 1986
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The only proposals for fundamental change getting much public attention are those for vouchers and parental choice. Shifting to a system of parental choice would indeed represent a fundamental change--so fundamental that many people fear it would destroy public education. But if vouchers are the only alternative available, they may well win the day. Those who want to preserve public education cannot fight something with nothing. They must realize that public education in its present form cannot meet the educational needs of today's society, and must be restructured if it is going to survive.
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