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school voucher Syllabification: school vouch·er

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of school voucher in English:


A government-funded voucher redeemable for tuition fees at a school other than the public school that a student could attend free.
Example sentences
  • Most importantly, the plan would give school vouchers only to poorer students who attend the city's worse public schools.
  • A second response looks more critically at conservatives' motives in seeking school vouchers: are vouchers a tool to lift poor children out of failing schools, or are poor children a tool to lift schools out of the public sector?
  • Don't drain money away from public schools for private school vouchers.
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