Support for school choice among Democrats and Independents continues to grow.
Take a look at Sunday’s Opinion piece in The Washington Post by Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Connecticut), regarding the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program:
“Education Secretary Arne Duncan “will use only one test when deciding what ideas to support with your precious tax dollars: It’s not whether an idea is liberal or conservative, but whether it works.” Continue reading
Parents, especially low-income parents, have a right to be confused about how President Obama really feels about education, especially when it comes to educational choices.
During the much-publicized hunt for a proper school for the Obama children, local public schools were clearly not even remotely considered to be adequate. Instead, an exclusive-and very costly-private school was selected to meet the educational needs of the first family. Subsequently, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan made sure his own children had the pick of the best schools, stating that their education was too important to jeopardize with a bad educational environment.
Now the confusion starts. Continue reading
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