Supporters of public education have a lot on their plates: the extreme school aid cuts in Governor Christie's proposed State budget, the Alternative High School Assessment debacle that could cost thousands of high school seniors their diplomas, and the lack of any movement on preschool expansion, to name just a few.
But that hasn't stopped the groundswell against vouchers. Determined to keep the N.J. Legislature from passing the voucher bill proposed by Senators Raymond Lesniak and Tom Kean, Jr., (S1872, "Opportunity Scholarship Act"), individuals, organizations and coalitions are working to educate the public and State Legislators about the depth of opposition to vouchers and the serious challenge they pose to our public schools.
A recently created Facebook page entitled "No Vouchers NJ" is one example. The description reads as follows: