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Flashback: When Elizabeth Warren Supported School Choice

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 10, 2017 at 5:30pm 2/10/2017 at 5:30pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzI1k7eEc9Q

Once upon a time, a certain Senator from Massachusetts wrote about the virtues of school voucher programs. But you’d never know that based on how Sen. Warren criticized newly minted Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos.

Writing to Secretary DeVos upon her nomination, Sen. Warren wrote:

“For decades, you have been one of the nation’s...

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In Delaware, School Choice is Growing

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 4:00pm 11/2/2016 at 4:00pm

While school choice is under fire in some states, Delaware continues to expand its charter school and school choice programs.

The ability to choose where children go to school, irrespective of zip code helps to ra...

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Constitutional Amendment Furthering School Choice Makes Georgia’s Ballot

https://gov.georgia.gov/opportunity-school-district-proposal
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 31, 2016 at 3:30pm 10/31/2016 at 3:30pm
https://gov.georgia.gov/opportunity-school-district-proposal

The school choice fight rages on in Georgia.

On the ballot this year is a constitutional amendment that would create a statewide “Opportunity School District”. In 2012, Georgia passed an amendment creating its charter school program. Opportunity School District (OSD) is one of the last remaining pieces of Georgia Governor Deal’s...

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Inside the Myth That School Choice Increases Segregation

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 7:30pm 9/21/2016 at 7:30pm

On the educational choice battle field is a fight over whether school voucher programs, charter schools, or generically speaking — school choice, increases instances of racial segregation.

Choice advocates maintain allowing families to select an educational setting that best suits their child regardless of zip code restrictions effectively decreases racial segregation. “Your zip code shouldn’t...

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“All Kids Can Learn,” and Charter Schools are Raising the Bar

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 7, 2014 at 11:15am 7/7/2014 at 11:15am

The latest series of polling data suggests that support for school choice in America is on the rise. A 2013 Luntz Global Public Opinion Survey (via National School Choice Week) showed that a majority of Americans fully support having more flexibility and more choice in their child’s education:

  • Public support for school...
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Joel Klein Steps Down

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 5:51pm 11/9/2010 at 5:51pm
It was announced today that Joel Klein would be stepping down from his post as New York City’s School Chancellor. For those of you unfamiliar with his work, Klein has served since 2002, when the state legislature gave the mayor’s office control of the school system. He is a New York...
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