by Ullik Rouk

Additional Resources About Voucher Programs

Children First CEO America (funds private vouchers around the country). http://www.childrenfirstamerica.org/

Children’s Scholarship Fund (funds scholarships).
http://www.scholarshipfund.org/

A Citizen’s Guide to Education Reform: School Choices (a compilation of resources on vouchers).
http://www.schoolchoices.org/roo/vouchers.htm

Heritage Foundation Publications Library: School Choice and Charter Schools. http://www.heritage.org/library/index/d1.html (link no longer working 9/2002)

Heritage Foundation’s "School Choice 2000: What’s Happening In the States." http://www.heritage.org/research/education/schools/

Policy.com "Issue of the Week: School Vouchers" (pro-voucher and anti-voucher views represented).
http://www.policy.com/issuewk/97/1013/index.html (link no longer working 1/2001)

Public Agenda’s "On Thin Ice: How Advocates and Opponents Could Misread the Public’s Views on Vouchers and Charter Schools." http://www.publicagenda.org/reports/thin-ice

Wisconsin Education Association Council (collection of voucher resources). http://www.weac.org/resource/vouchpg.htm

Resources for information about privately funded voucher programs in SEDL’s Southwestern region:


ARKANSAS

Children’s Scholarship Fund - Arkansas
Lawrence Gunnells, Executive Director
Libby Davis, Program Administrator
111 Center St., Suite 1540
Little Rock, AR 72201
501-907-0044 Fax 501-907-0047
e-mail: csflr@mail.snider.net


LOUISIANA

BATON ROUGE

CSF Baton Rouge
Pat Van Burkleo, Executive Director
263 Third St., Suite 308
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
225-383-3928 Fax 225-344-2582

NEW ORLEANS

CSF New Orleans
Faith Sweeney, Executive Director
3110 Canal St.
New Orleans, LA 70119
504-821-5060 Fax 504-821-5271

NEW MEXICO

Educate New Mexico
Troy Williamson, Executive Director
Daniel Ulibarri, Program Administrator
P.O. Box 538
Santa Fe, NM 87504
505-833-4398
e-mail: educatenm.org@hotmail.com

Web: www.educatenm.org


OKLAHOMA

No privately funded, school choice voucher programs currently exist in this state. A program operated for four years in Oklahoma City. A program is still in the development stage in Tulsa.

TEXAS

AUSTIN

CEO Austin
Jane Kilgore, Scholarship Administrator
Austin CEO Foundation
P.O. Box 150963
Austin, TX 78715-0963
512-291-9120 Fax: 512-291-1331
e-mail: info@ceoaustin.org Web: http://www.ceoaustin.org/site/pp.asp?c=kmK2LdP6E&b=13509

DALLAS

Children’s Education Fund
George Pond, Executive Director
Fran Sauls, Administrator
P.O. Box 225748
Dallas, TX 75214
972-298-1811 Fax 972-298-6369
e-mail: Today@TodayFoundation.org
Web: www.TodayFoundation.org

FORT WORTH

STAR Sponsorship Program, Inc.
Patty Myers, Executive Director
Janet Carter, Program Administrator
316 Bailey Ave., Suite 110
Fort Worth, TX 76107
817-332-8550 Fax 817-332-8825
e-mail: Starsponsorship@mailcity.com

HOUSTON

Houston CEO Foundation
Herb Butrum, Executive Director
Stacy Bandfield, Administrator
952 Echo Lane, Suite 350
Houston, TX 77024
713-722-8555 Fax 713-722-7442

MIDLAND

CEO Midland
Andrea Catania, Chairman
6 Desta Drive, Suite 6440
Midland, TX 79705
915-682-4422 Fax 915-683-1988

SAN ANTONIO/HORIZON

CEO San Antonio
Robert Aguirre, Managing Director
Teresa Treat, Program Director
8122 Datapoint Dr., Suite 804
San Antonio, TX 78229
210-614-0037 Fax 210-614-5730
e-mail: TFTreat@aol.com

TYLER

Children’s Education Fund
P.O. Box 131555
Tyler, TX 75713
e-mail: edutyler@aol.com


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Published in Insights on Educational Policy, Practice, and Research Number 12, September 2000, Vouchers: Yea or Nay