Argument: School vouchers leave worst schools and students behind
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Minnesota Education Association (An NEA affiliate). - "Vouchers would further limit already tight financing that causes districts to use outdated textbooks, computers and other equipment, to increase class sizes and to scrimp on teachers."
Professor Helen Ladd of Duke University co-wrote a book about education in New Zealand, where a voucher system is in place, and concluded that schools "were even worse off than they were before [the implementation of the voucher system], because motivated parents took advantage of the opportunity to move their children ... and left behind in the traditional public schools even greater concentrations of disadvantaged students."