WHEREAS, the seizure and re-distribution of these public funds will ensure that equal educational opportunity for all children will not be achieved; and
WHEREAS, failure to achieve equal educational opportunity is contrary to and inconsistent with the guarantees contained in the United States Constitution and affirmed in the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision.
THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the NAACP re-affirm its previous resolutions opposing school vouchers that have an adverse impact on the funding of public education; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the NAACP direct all its units to be vigilant in their opposition to such school vouchers; and
BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the NAACP continues to monitor and to oppose nationally all efforts to institute school voucher programs, regardless of the guise under which these programs emerge.