Facts About Vouchers

Endnotes

  1. Zelman v. Simmons-Harris, 122 S. Ct. 2460, 2499 (2002) (Souter, J., dissenting; citation omitted).
  2. James Madison, “Memorial and Remonstrance Against Religious Assessments,” reprinted in Everson v. Board of Education of Ewing Twp, 330 U.S. 1, 63-72 (1947) (appendix to dissent of Rutledge, J.).
  3. “Statistical Analysis Report: Private Schools in the United States: A Statistical Profile, 1993-1994,” National Center for Education Statistics, US Dept. of Education OERI, July 1997, p. 74.
  4. Zelman v. Simmons-Harris, 122 S. Ct. 2460 (2002).
  5. Zelman, 122 S. Ct. at 2502 (Souter, J., dissenting).
  6. Zelman, 122 S. Ct. at 2498 (Souter, J., dissenting).
  7. Holmes v. Bush, No. CV 99-3370 (2d Jud. Circuit, Leon County, Aug. 5, 2002). This ruling is currently on appeal.
  8. Chittenden Town School District v. Dept. of Education, 738 A.2d 539 (Vt. 1999).
  9. “Barriers, Benefits and Costs of Using Private Schools to Alleviate Overcrowding in Public Schools, Final Report,” U.S. Department of Education, Office of the Under Secretary, 1998, p.p. xi-xii, 49, 51. Exhibit 45 (p. 69).
  10. “Some Area Schools Would Reject Them; Many Will Keep Admission Restrictions,” Flint Journal, October 16, 2000; “Voucher Approval Won’t Mean Automatic Private School Admission,” Oakland Press, September 10, 2000.
  11. “Some Area Schools Would Reject Them; Many Will Keep Admission Restrictions,” Flint Journal, October 16, 2000
  12. PFAWF/NAACP Administrative Complaint to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, February 2, 1999, p. 3.
  13. Correspondence from Charlie Toulmin, Administrator, Milwaukee Parental School Choice Program, Department of Public Instruction, to Milwaukee Parental School Choice Program Administrators/Principals regarding PFAWF/NAACP’s February 2, 1999 Administrative Complaint to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, February 9, 1999.
  14. PFAWF/NAACP Administrative Complaint to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, August 19, 1999. Available at the PFAW web site at http://www.pfaw.org/issues/education/DPI-complaint2.pdf.
  15. ibid.
  16. Wisconsin Statute 119.23 - Milwaukee Parental Choice Program.
  17. Affidavit of FHC tester, State of Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’s initial determination on probable cause Re: NAACP Milwaukee and PFAWF August 19, 1999 Complaint, April 28, 2000, p.20.
  18. PFAWF/NAACP Administrative Complaint to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, August 19, 1999, p.p. 9-10.
  19. Nazareth Lutheran School web page on the EPIC web site, available at: http://epic.cuir.uwm.edu/EPIC/English/data/nazareth.html, accessed November 2002.
    Note: EPIC (Empowering Parents for Informed Choices in Education) is a joint project of a number of organizations set up to provide information on public and private schools in Milwaukee. Its main page notes that EPIC is a warehouse for information on voucher schools, but that “[i]ndividual schools are responsible for the accuracy and reliability of the information” in the database.
  20. EPIC St. Philip Neri web page, available at http://epic.cuir.uwm.edu/EPIC/English/data/stphil.html, accessed November 2002.
  21. EPIC Emmaus Lutheran page, available at http://epic.cuir.uwm.edu/EPIC/English/data/emmaus.html, accessed November 2002; EPIC Holy Redeemer web site available at http://epic.cuir.uwm.edu/EPIC/English/data/holyre.html, accessed November 2002.
  22. “Vouchers Beyond Reach of Many Students,” Miami Herald, March 21, 1999.
  23. “Will There be Room in Collier Private Schools for Voucher Students?” Naples Daily News, February 13, 2000.
  24. “Florida’s Voucher Program: Legislating What Can’t Be Done By Referendum,” Phi Delta Kappan, September 1999, pp. 82-84.
  25. Ohio Rev. Code Ann. §3313.976 (A)(4).
  26. Zelman, 122 S. Ct. at 2499 (Souter, J., dissenting).
  27. ibid.
  28. ibid, n.23.
  29. Ohio Rev. Code Ann. § 3313.976(A)(6).
  30. Zelman, 122 S. Ct. at 2500 (Souter, J., dissenting).
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