Educational funding gets applied to the CHILD and not the school system.
The kids are allowed to obtain educational services from any outlet the parents choose.
This creates COMPETITION for quality educational services.
The problem is that many American educational advocates are seeking to PROTECT THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM rather than EDUCATING OUR CHILDREN BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY. These two principles are not always complementary.
Teacher unions and school choice in countries that have both
(How educators in Sweden, Germany, Australia, Denmark, the Netherlands, Russia, New Zealand, Belgium, France, and elsewhere learned to stop worrying and like the voucher.)