Voucher


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Voucher

A document entitling the holder to some payment. For example, one may be provided with a voucher for a discount on some product a company sells. Likewise, one may have a voucher for a rebate on a product already purchased. Vouchers have entered political discussions as well, with some advocating the provision of vouchers to local taxpayers, which may be used to finance education at a private school.
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Other study findings included that voucher students had less access to resources for students with learning disabilities; and that voucher students who are English language learners received an hour less in classroom instruction time per week in math and reading, and generally had fewer schoolwide safety resources, than nonvoucher students.
To store manager: Please return vouchers in your yellow envelope to receive your credit.
50% OFF LUXURY COOKING CHOCOLATE 69p NORMAL PRICE NOW 35p Terms & conditions: Voucher valid from Thursday November 27 - Thursday December 4.
Voucher companies often shout loudest about the best discount that you could receive.
During the past few years, the business model used by internet-based companies such as Group on and Living Social, which issue prepaid discount vouchers or "deal of the day" instruments, has grown increasingly popular.
In July, the Center on Education Policy, a Washington, D.C., think tank, summarized research on student performance under the roughly 20 state and federally funded voucher and tuition tax credit programs: "Studies have generally found no clear advantage in academic achievement for students attending private schools with vouchers."
"Instead, we find that voucher holders are more likely to settle in areas with higher pre-existing crime rates."
Meanwhile, students displaced by hurricanes Katrina and Rita last summer will receive federal support via aid to public schools, rather than school vouchers that puts more money in private schooling.
Parents, who have already been taxed once to fund public education and have been forced by the threat of jail time to send their child to a government approved school, are now taxed a second time to pay for school vouchers. These chits then go to all parents and then into the pockets of the private individuals running voucher schools.
However, the Unwanted Voucher Service could change all that."
This voucher entitles you to 15 per cent off all full priced shoes at Tim Little.
Indeed, voucher proponents who say that poor black parents deserve the choices available to affluent white parents, need only recall that for years some wealthy white D.C.