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Immigration Reform, School Choice and the Proposed Border Commission

true liberal Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 7:45 AM
The voucher idea is flawed. The local communities will tailor it so that voucher eligible schools will be the same liberal garbage that has been taught there for years. Actually, the liberal nonsense grew as Federal dollars flowed in. The truth of the matter is that the States need to take education back from the Feds as a States issue where the Fed has no standing. The only way the States can stand is if they change the 16th amendment and have all income taxes collected by the State governor and then sent to DC. States would be allowed to withhold monies to address any unfunded mandates made by the Feds.

First, a terrific compendium of think tank analyses of immigration compiled by the wizards at is here.

If you are going to debate immigration reform, be smart about immigration reform, especially about the positions of the opposite party's intellectuals.

This means among other things being smart about school choice for immigrant children. Vouchers for newly regularized immigrants under the age of 18 empowering them to attend any public or private school in the city in which they reside should be part of the GOP amendments to any immigration reform bill. The cost of such a voucher is...