Friday, February 5, 2010

Lieberman, Collins Rally for the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program

I mentioned the DC Charter Schools program in my last blog. It is good to see that some Democrats are challenging Obama's school czar and attempting to revive the program.

Excerpt: If the president and his administration are consistent about supporting programs that work, they should support the OSP…this program has not only changed lives, but I believe it has saved lives…If Dr. King were here today, he’d be fighting his heart out for the OSP.

Lieberman has long been a supporter of school choice. Last year, in a Congressional hearing on the future of the D.C. OSP, the senator left no doubt in the minds of those in attendance as to why the program is being phased-out. Special interest groups like the NEA have worked tirelessly to ensure school choice is not an option for D.C. families.
Read it here.

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