Earlier this month, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as President Trump’s Secretary of Education — by the narrowest of margins.
Her confirmation marked a win for parents looking for greater “school choice” — the ability to pluck a child from his or her public school and get a subsidy to place them in a private, charter, or home school instead.
One of the chief means by which parents make that switch is a system both DeVos and Trump have long supported: school vouchers.
Vouchers act as a kind of gift certificate. They are worth a specific dollar amount and can be used read more >>>