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D.C. School Choice

Here’s the Washington Post story on the brave decision by D.C. mayor Anthony Williams to support school choice. The first paragraph is astonishing: “The unlikely new leader of the drive to give vouchers to D.C. schoolchildren is himself a product of Catholic schooling and a politician drawn more to possibilities of experimentation than to the comfort of the tried and true.” This is perhaps the first time anybody has ever described the D.C. public schools as “tried and true.”

John J. Miller — John J. Miller is the national correspondent for National Review and the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. His new book is Reading Around: Journalism on Authors, Artists, and Ideas.

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