McGreevy, John T.
January 2008
School Choice: The Moral Debate;2008, p211
Book Chapter
The article focuses on the relevance of the school vouchers in the selection of schools in the U.S. It provides a comparison on the effectiveness of using school vouchers based on the government's support to education in European countries and the U.S. It justifies the financial assistance given to the religious and Catholic schools due to their capability to produce good citizens despite of their differences.


Related Articles

  • Milwaukee's Experiment. GUNN, ERIK // National Catholic Reporter;03/26/99, Vol. 35 Issue 21, p30 

    Focuses on the participation of Milwaukee's religious schools in a publicly funded vouchers program. Threat to the religious identity of faith-based schools; Motivation of Representative Polly Williams (R-Wis.) in creating the program; Details on the voucher program; Fears of schools about...

  • OPINION.  // Crain's Cleveland Business;10/1/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 40, p8 

    Comments on the nature of school voucher program in Cleveland, Ohio. Assistance given to lower-income families to pursue educational options; Views on the program as a church-state issue; Subsidy for education in religious-oriented schools.

  • Educational vouchers and the religion clauses under Agostini: Resurrection, insurrection and a new direction. Deshano, Kimberly M. // Case Western Reserve Law Review;Summer99, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p747 

    Attempts to trace Establishment Clause and Free Exercise Clause jurisprudence, the issues that arise in educational voucher programs in the United States. Analysis of state aid to parochial schools under the Establishment Clause; How the modifications made in Establishment Clause theory by the...

  • Robbing the education kitty. Tatum, Wilbert A. // New York Amsterdam News;04/29/99, Vol. 90 Issue 18, p1 

    Editorial. Comments on New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani's creation of grants to those who wish to access the private school system for their children. Impact of the move to the city's public education system; Arguments of those opposing the voucher system.

  • Applications for Cleveland Vouchers Soar After High Court Ruling. Hendre, Caroline // Education Week;9/4/2002, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p34 

    Reports on the upsurge in applications for state-financed educational vouchers following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in favor of the voucher program of Cleveland school district in Ohio. Applications received to avail the voucher program; Reasons for the upsurge; Conditions laid for the...

  • Education. KOHLBRENNER, BERNARD J. // America;1/20/1934, Vol. 50 Issue 16, p378 

    The author discusses attempts to secure financial aid from municipalities or States for Catholic schools in the U.S. The Ohio State Legislature reportedly planned to enact a legislation to provide relief for private and public schools. In Lowell, Massachusetts, the stipulations for Catholic...

  • Vouchers in Court. Rothstein, Richard // American Prospect;1/1/2001, Vol. 12 Issue 1, Special section p45 

    Deals with continued legal debate on government aid to religious schools in the U.S. as of December 2000. Decision of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on violation of the separation of church and state by the education voucher program in Cleveland, Ohio; Concerns of Catholic leaders regarding...

  • High Court stays out of voucher dispute.  // Curriculum Review;Jan2000, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p3 

    Reports that the United States Supreme Court has upheld lower court rulings allowing the state of Maine to bar religious schools from receiving public funds to pay for educational vouchers.

  • Competition rescues kids from bad schools. Stossel, John // Indianapolis Business Journal;11/14/2011 Supplement, p9B 

    The article presents the author's insights on the Washington D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program. The author believes that vouchers are not the perfect answer to solve the problems in American education, however, he states that they are better than leaving every student a captive of a...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics