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Bad News For The Badger State: Voucher Program Could Lead To Higher Property Taxes

Recent changes to Wisconsin’s private school voucher program are resulting in less money for public schools, an outcome that’s no surprise because some “school choice” advocates have long sought to drain government-run schools of their resources. But in a turn of events that voucher supporters may come to regret, the Badger State’s scheme could eventually lead to higher property taxes.

Voucher Volley: North Dakota Lawmaker Pushes ‘School Choice’ Scheme

Like so many “school choice” advocates, North Dakota state Rep. Mark Dosch (R-Bismarck) seems to rely on anecdotes as proof that vouchers work.

In a recent op-ed for the Grand Forks Herald, Dosch told the story of a woman who came to him “with tears in her eyes” to thank him for introducing a bill in 2013 that would have created a new voucher system.