July 21, 2001
Commentary: Tea Party Official Wants to Kill Public Education
The agenda behind the voucher movement.
By Charlie Braxton
Despite the short-comings of public schools, they serve a purpose. It is vital for a nation to have an educated populous. One of the duties of the government is to insure at all cost that that its citizens have access to a quality education. But some powerful lobbyists disagree. As you read this there are radical right-wing political action groups that are waging an intense war against your child’s right to a public education.