Hundreds of students’ voucher dollars are used to attend schools that are unaccredited or are in unconventional settings.
Ophelia Johnson and her daughters Tabitha, 17, right, and Jamesha, 11, were homeless when they applied for and won vouchers for the girls to attend Calvert Christian Academy. Tabitha is now about to graduate from Benjamin Banneker High School and expects to be the first in her family to attend college. Jamesha is thriving at Calvert Christian Academy, Johnson says. Dayna Smith/For The Washington Post Buy Photo