vouchers

  • April 1, 2013  

    The Indiana Supreme Court upheld a law allowing taxpayer money to be used for private schools through vouchers. Hari Sreenivasan examines the implications with Kevin Chavous, executive counsel for American Federation for Children, which promotes vouchers, and Dennis van Roekel, president of the National Education Association. Continue reading

  • September 11, 2012  

    Paul Solman compares and contrasts “Obamacare” policy with health care reform proposals from Mitt Romney. Economists on both sides of the political debate discuss increasing efficiency, technological innovation, market competition and vouchers. Continue reading

  • July 22, 2011   BY Imani M. Cheers  

    Mobile phones are pervasive in the developing world, and now a new wave of mobile technology is dramatically changing the way health care workers provide services to rural communities in these regions. Continue reading

  • April 1, 2008  

    As part of a series on post-Hurricane Katrina housing in New Orleans, NewsHour correspondent Betty Ann Bowser interviewed New Orleans City Council member Cynthia Hedge-Morrell about the council’s decision to tear down damaged public housing projects after the hurricane. Continue reading