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“School choice” and vouchers are not the same thing

The education policy winds are shifting towards school vouchers in many states across the country. It would benefit Texas to not fall into the trap.

BY jeff mcguire, director of communications, EDUCATION OPENS DOORS

This article was previously published in the Texas Tribune in July 2022

“Vouchers do not constitute school choice – plain and simple.”

“Surely this isn’t the free market competition result that voucher advocates support.”

“Voucher laws will speed up the attacks that have been negatively impacting public schools across the country over the past several election cycles.”

“School choice provides options for families and allows for new doors to open for students.”

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