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Vouchers Vanquished!: Senate Committee Votes Down Massive ‘School Choice’ Scheme

After quite a bit of bad news on school vouchers on the state level of late, we can finally report a positive development thanks to a U.S. Senate Committee: A federal voucher ploy has been defeated!

Senate Voucher Victory!: Religious School Subsidy Defeated, But The Fight Isn’t Over

There has been a lot of talk lately by some lawmakers about creating a national federal voucher for religious and other private schools. But until last week, not much had come of it.

Americans United is happy to report that during a marathon session on Friday to consider amendments to the U.S. Senate’s 2014 budget proposal, a measure that would have endorsed school vouchers was soundly defeated 39-60.