William L. Phillis is the executive director of The Ohio Coalition for Equity and Adequacy of
School Funding. Previously he was Assistant Superintendent Ohio Department of Education
of Public Instruction from 1976 to 1992.
During testimony before the Ohio General Assembly Conference Committee on SB 9 (the voucher deal) most of the pro-voucher witnesses claimed they, as taxpayers, are legally entitled to school vouchers. Their line of argument is that they are entitled to vouchers because some of their tax money is sent to the public common school system, […]