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A Washington Education

Here’s our editorial on school choice in D.C. It takes account of the political situation as well as yesterday’s release of new test-score data (press release here, with links to the full study and more). Barack Obama may not support school choice for poor kids, but a number of Washington’s political leaders do, including mayor Adrian Fenty and former mayor Tony Williams. (My reported article on D.C. school choice appears in the current magazine — with a digital subscription, you can read it right now.)

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.

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