Rural Policy Matters: December 2006


Last Updated: December 01, 2006
 

Rural Policy Matters: December 2006

The December 2006 Rural Policy Matters included the feature articles "Bias Against Small Districts in Title I Formula is 'Systematic,'” which explored the impact of Title I formulas across Texas districts; "Rural Advocate Uncovers Privatization Ploy," a report on a South Carolina tuition tax credit proposal that would for private school vouchers; and "The Rural Trust on NCLB--Thoughts About Trying to Improve a Flawed Law," a Rural Trust a position paper outlining recommendations for the reauthorization of NCLB.

Rural Advocate Uncovers Privatization Ploy
James Holloway, a member of the South Carolina Rural Education Grassroots Group, was initially interested in what an organization called Clergy for Educational Options said they were offering his rural community. But with some investigation he discovered that the group was really pushing private school vouchers using public money. Holloway challenged the group and learned a lot about its operations and its ties to large out-of-state privatization interests....
 
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Rural Advocate Uncovers Privatization Ploy: Online Supplement
More information on the ties between national privatization interests and the organization Clergy for Educational Options (CEO), which is working in rural South Carolina....