More of yesterday’s news

Back in December I had an op-ed about the D. C. school voucher proposal in The Free Liberal, a new libertarian magazine that’s distributed on several college campuses in the D. C. area. It’s now available on the TFL weblog. (In a presumably unrelated development, the Senate passed the final version of the voucher bill just a few days ago).

Two of my fellow interns were also published in this issue. Court says “Mr. President, economics before politics, please” and California Tommy demands “Decentralize our forests!


1 thought on “More of yesterday’s news”

  1. Vouchers are an interesting idea (although I really doubt they’ll doing anything to kick public schools into gear).

    I researched private school tuitions in D.C. It looks like $7,500 doesn’t actually give these families that many choices, especially at the high school level.

    The first one on the list really bugs me… my federal tax dollars could potenitally be bankrolling a “heathen” surcharge. Yecch.

    Archbishop Carroll: $6,000 for cool Catholics, $6,250 for totally-going-to-hell non-Catholics (in 2002)

    Georgetown Visitation Prep (girls): $14,300

    Gonzaga: $10,850

    Sidwell Friends: $19,975 for lower school, $20,975 for middle/upper school

    Washington International School: $17,655 for grades 1-5, $19,670 for grades 6-12

    Georgetown Day School (K-12): $20,411-$21,972

    Rock Creek International School (K-8): $16,975 (PDF)

    Maret School (K-12): $17,812-$21,140 (PDF)

    National Cathedral School (girls 4-12): $21,850

    British School of Washington: $13,400-$16,900

    St. Patrick’s Episcopal Day School (K-8): $17,800-$18,700

    Parkmont School (6-12): $18,200

    St. Anselm’s Abbey School (6-12): $14,800-$15,100

    National Presbyterian School (K-6): $14,945 (PDF)

    Edmund Burke School (6-12): $20,500

    Field School (7-12): $21,675

    Sheridan School (K-8): $17,631-$19,577

    Center City Consortium (13 schools, K-8): $2,750-$3,535

    Lowell School (K-6): $16,950

    Emerson Preparatory School: $8,000

    St. Albans (boys): $21,837

    Aidan Montessori School (elementary): $13,075

    Capitol Hill Day School (K-8): $15,940-$16,750

    Annunciation School (K-8): $4,770

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