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Obama & D.C. School Choice


While it’s welcome news that President Obama will request funding to keep the D.C. voucher program’s scholarship recipients in private schools through high-school graduation, it will amount to nothing more than a cheap p.r. stunt unless he also promises to veto any appropriations bill that kills the program outright. Congress is unlikely to follow his wishes unless the president makes it clear that this is a priority for him. But really, what are the chances of that?


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