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Pro-Voucher Effort in Fla. Overlooked

October 09, 2012 1 min read
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To the Editor:

Your article on state ballot issues (“State Ballots Sport Hot-Button K-12 Issues,” Sept. 26, 2012) overlooked the Nov. 6 Florida referendum on Amendment 8, a measure intended to remove from the state constitution the prohibition on tax aid for church-related private schools and allow such support through school vouchers.

A growing coalition of teacher, school board, Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, civil liberties, and other organizations—known as “Vote No on 8" (VoteNoOn8.com)—is opposing the amendment as an attack on public education, religious freedom, and church-state separation.

Edd Doerr

President

Americans for Religious Liberty

Silver Spring, Md.

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A version of this article appeared in the October 10, 2012 edition of Education Week as Pro-Voucher Effort in Fla. Overlooked

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