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Vouchers

Vouchers are certificates issued by the government to parents for the education of their children at a school of their choice. Vouchers function like admission tickets. Parents “shop” for a school, make their choice, and give the voucher to the school. Vouchers are designed to provide parents freedom to use all or part of the government funding set aside for their children's education to send their children to the public or private school of their choice. In the field of curriculum studies, the topic of vouchers brings to light the various obstacles that many students face in gaining access to an education of quality. This topic also reveals how school funding methods and programs play a role in how students come to acquire the knowledge, ...

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