Stephen L. Carter, a professor at Yale Law School, writes about school vouchers in his Bloomberg View column:
There is a deep and indefensible hypocrisy in the Democratic Party's stony opposition to programs that would allow poor parents to make educational choices similar to those often exercised by the party's leaders and contributors -- especially given the party's claims to believe in the importance of undoing inequality. Indeed, the best argument for vouchers isn't results but equality, that is, helping the poor to afford what the well- off can buy. After all, parents of means are free to choose private schools that others would avoid.
Maybe Mayor Bloomberg will read the column his company paid Professor Carter to write and come out in favor of school vouchers in New York City, where he controls the schools. It strikes me as a long shot, but you never know.