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The Fall and Rise of Education Vouchers

by Laura Hersh Salganik - 1981

Attempts to implement education vouchers failed again and again during the 1970s, but supporters are renewing their efforts, and prospects for vouchers are improving. Recent changes in the age and race composition of the population, and in education governance, indicate that the public will be more receptive to vouchers during the 1980s. Vouchers fit well into the Reagan agenda for redefining the role of government, and will soon be the subject of a California referendum campaign.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 83 Number 2, 1981, p. 263-283
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 725, Date Accessed: 10/31/2020 12:35:05 PM

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  • Laura Salganik
    The Johns Hopkins University
    Laura Hersh Salganik is a doctoral candidate at The Johns Hopkins University. She is currently working in the areas of characteristics of public and private schools and institutional aspects of education.
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