Sunday, August 2, 2009

Righting a Wrong

Last spring legislators killed a voucher program that gave inner city children in Washington. D.C. the option of school choice. CNS News is reporting that Senator Lieberman and others are putting fourth a bill that would reinstate the D.C. voucher program.

The following is an excerpt from the CNS News report.

Liberal and Conservative Senators Unite on Bill to Reinstate D.C. School Vouchers
Friday, July 31, 2009
By Adam Brickley

Washington ( – A bipartisan group of senators announced Thursday that they plan to introduce legislation to revive the District of Columbia’s recently terminated D.C. Opportunity Scholarship school-voucher program.

“It’s not a liberal or conservative program, it’s a program that puts children first,” said Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) Thursday at a Capitol Hill press conference announcing the effort.

“I’m happy to say it’s a program that’s working to give D.C. children, every one of them, a chance at a better education.”

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Spelling and grammar errors as well as typos are left as an exercise for my readers.

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