Vouchers for private schools

Regarding the article, "Bush Unveils Plan for School Vouchers," June 29: A plan to give private schools in the United States money from the US Treasury is not only in defiance of the constitutional mandate for separation of church and state, it will completely destroy the greatest tool for Americanizing Americans - the public school system.

Since the greatest number of private schools are operated by churches, private school vouchers will promote a religion. N. Thompson, Las Vegas, Nev.

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