Intro - Mark Twain once wrote, "In the first place,...

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Mark Twain once wrote, “In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.” Ever since the establishment of an organized system of education, there has been a desire to improve and change the system. The most effective way to teach a child the skills and information relevant to their culture has been and will always be a much debated subject. The debate becomes so fraught with controversy because every successful culture agrees that giving the youth of society the chance to carry on the work and fulfill the dreams of their predecessors is the key to prospering. Many people believe that each child must be given the chance to prove their worth in this world. From this school of thought came the idea for school vouchers. School voucher programs are established in order to give children from low- income families a chance to receive education at schools they couldn’t afford without financial aid. School vouchers can be provided either by the private or public sector. Private school vouchers are provided by members of the community who wish to give
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course SOC 210 taught by Professor Professor during the Fall '05 term at Wisconsin.

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Intro - Mark Twain once wrote, "In the first place,...

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