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  • Kids vs. Congress

    Let Me Rise

    Last week the leftist majorities in Congress again rejected a bi-partisan attempt to save the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program from annihilation thanks to pressure from powerful teachers unions. The left is desperate to kill this school choice program because it is already showing proven success at improving academic achievement.

    To help raise the profile of the issue, The Heritage Foundation is sponsoring a four-week ad campaign featuring 42 chalkboard-themed ads showcased along the Metro platform at Union Station. You can help spread the word by directing your family and friends to VoicesforSchoolChoice.org. There, they can watch Let Me Rise; a 30-minute film produced by The Heritage Foundation about the future of the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program as told through the voices of the children whose educational futures hang in the balance.

    In addition to our President, his two children, and his Education Secretary, almost 40% of all members of Congress have used their wealth to send their own children to private school. Why does the left refuse to give that same opportunity to D.C. school children?

    Posted in Ongoing Priorities [slideshow_deploy]

    3 Responses to Kids vs. Congress

    1. Billie says:

      Way to go, Heritage and young ones!

      It is sad to see the government elect does not see worth in quality education. The president stating he would keep what works, to destroy I guess…

    2. Randy, Indiana says:

      I have been in favor of School Choice ever since my oldest (27) was young. It allows you to feed the school systems that concentrate the hardest on the educational standards you as a parent approve of. For too many years, many, not all, but many schools have been converted to expensive daycare.

    3. Shoda, Indiana says:

      It SiCKens me that the Government Federal state and Local will raise our taxes to fund schools and education and take it away for other worthless projects.

      OH and dont forget Education is so important that we HAVE TO CUT COSTS>>>>STOP WASTE ABUSE and MISUSE of TAX PAYERS MONEY.. TAXPAYERS SHOULD HAVE SAY ON HOW OUR MONEY IS USED NOT THE GOVERNMENT FEDERAL<STATE_LOCAL

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