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Elizabeth Warren Says No to Funding Charter Schools

Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she wanted to keep public tax dollars away from charter schools. WATCH: Sen. Elizabeth Warren: "What Betsy Devos has done to our public education really undermines the best opportunities for our kids. I think our public tax dollars should stay in our public schools." Question: "So, no to for-profit charter schools?" Warren: "Yeah." pic.twitter.com/yTLggavVm0 ...

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Bernie Sanders to Call For Ban On Charter Schools

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Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is set to call for a ban on for-profit charter schools in an education policy speech in South Carolina Saturday. This would make Sanders the first 2020 presidential candidate to suggest such a policy, according to CNN. Sanders will argue that the increase in charter schools have taken money away from public schools and have ...

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Two-Thirds Of Voters Support School Choice, Minorities More Likely Than White Americans

  by Rob Shimshock A Thursday poll showed that about two-thirds of likely 2018 voters are in favor of school choice. Sixty-three percent of Americans likely to vote in the 2018 elections support school choice, with minorities more likely to support it than whites, according to a press release obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation. “I’m not surprised,” said Lance ...

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School Choice Saved My Life [video]

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Poor students deserve just as good an education as rich students, right? So why are so many stuck in failing public schools? Denisha Merriweather, who benefited from school choice through a voucher program, explains the problem and the solution. Full Transcript Public schools aren’t the answer for everyone. They weren’t the answer for me. Schools in my neighborhood in Jacksonville, ...

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WATCH: VP Pence and Secretary DeVos at school choice event – Update: Surprise appearance by President Trump

Mike Pence and Betsy DeVos School Choice event 5-3-17

Vice President Pence Joins Education Secretary Betsy DeVos at a School Choice Event Wednesday morning in celebration of School Choice Week. The President also made a surprise appearance at the event to talk about the Opportunity Scholarship that allows low-income families to move their children from underperforming public schools to private institutions. The video also features an inspiring story from the daughter ...

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The Most Important Choice Parents Don’t Get To Make

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Parents make so many important and exciting choices for their children: The town they live in, the food they eat, the clothes they wear. So why do parents lose that choice when it comes to the school they attend? Take the pledge for school choice at http://SchoolChoiceNow.com.

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Center for Education Reform: Trump Budget Proposal “A Hopeful Sign for Student-Centered Education”

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A school choice advocacy group today described the Trump administration’s proposed budget for the U.S. Department of Education as a “more concerted effort to channel dollars more directly to the needs of children and families instead of to programs and to districts.” CER Founder and CEO Jeanne Allen noted that not only does the budget add $1 billion in Title ...

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WATCH: Why Good Teachers Want School Choice

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Can every child receive a good education? With school choice and competition, yes. The problem? Powerful teachers unions oppose school choice. Rebecca Friedrichs, a public school teacher who took her case against the teachers union all the way to the Supreme Court, explains why school choice is the right choice. Take the pledge for school choice! http://www.schoolchoicenow.com

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Trump Selects School Choice Champion for Education Secretary

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On Wednesday, the Trump administration announced the selection of Betsy DeVos as their nominee for the position of Secretary of Education. “Betsy DeVos is a brilliant and passionate education advocate,” said President-elect Donald J. Trump. “Under her leadership, we will reform the U.S. education system and break the bureaucracy that is holding our children back so that we can deliver ...

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The Immoral Democrat Party “List Of Shame”

Here is a short list of the damage being done to our country by the immoral Democrat party: The immorality of the “Fundamental Transformation of America” proclaimed by Barack Obama and the elimination of a prosperous, wealthy nation by drowning it in regulations and presidential edicts. The Immorality of using Ethanol as a source of fuel, as ordered by the ...

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Louisiana constitution set against parents from the get-go

The Louisiana supreme court dealt a blow against parental school choice on Tuesday. Last year, Governor Bobby Jindal pushed legislation through that would allow parents to use their own tax money to pay for schools they choose instead of the failing public schools the unions would rather funnel children into. The court did not challenge the idea of allowing parents ...

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Research Consistently Shows School Choice a “Win” for Kids, Public Education

INDIANAPOLIS, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As school choice continues to blossom nationwide, a new report finds that of all the “gold standard” research on children who utilize vouchers, 11 of 12 studies conclude all or some of those students achieve better educational outcomes. No study found choice participants were worse off than those remaining in traditional public schools. The report also ...

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Expanding Opportunity Through School Choice

Generation Opportunity is a proud partner of National School Choice Week Washington, DC – (1/28/13) – Generation Opportunity, the nation’s leading youth advocacy group for 18-29 year olds, is joining National School Choice Week as a proud partner. Beginning January 27th, National School Choice Week will be marked by a series of events and activities across the country focused on ...

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