Segregationists, Libertarians, and the Modern "School Choice" Movement
How did segregationist vouchers become a new civil right? How did Milton Friedman, libertarians, and evangelical Christians bolster and legitimize the goals, strategies, and tactics of school segregationists? How are public schools threatened by “school choice"? Steve Suitts examines the history of efforts to publicly fund private schools and the implications of resistance to desegregation for the current "school choice" movement.