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    Change 1,900 D.C. Kids Believe In

    Today a House Appropriations subcommittee will vote on the annual District of Columbia appropriations bill. If Del. Elanor Holmes Norton has her way, the majority liberal panel will kill 1,900 scholarships for Washington, D.C., school children. These children will then be forced back into one of the worst public school … More

    A New Low for School Choice Opponents

    The Washington Post has a fine but saddening editorial today taking Del. Elanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) to task for her dishonest efforts to kill 1,900 scholarships for DC children: [I]t now turns out that Ms. Norton is preparing a plan that could end the program after just one more year. … More

    Future of D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program Uncertain

    On Monday, the Washington Post reported that the future of the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program is in doubt. This program—which is currently helping 1,900 disadvantaged kids attend private schools—is set to expire next year if Congress doesn’t extend it. The Post reports that D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton is championing … More

    Congress Still Clueless On Education Reform

    Two stories from the Washington Post today provide a perfect contrast to how states and Congress approach education reform. First, Jay Matthews reports from New Orleans: The storm that swamped this city three years ago also effectively swept away a public school system with a dismal record and faint prospects … More