Skip to comments.A Great Day For D.C. Children...
Posted on 04/09/2011 10:04:04 AM PDT by Neoavatara
Why is it a great day for the children of Washington, D.C., you ask?
Because with the coming passage of the 2011 budget bill, President Obama will sign into law one of the most successful education programs in Washington, D.C. history: The D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program.
The program which was started during the Bush Administration to provide low-income District students with money to attend private schools was closed by Democrats in 2009, largely because of pressure from the Teacher's unions. The House recently passed a Boehner-authored bill last month the SOAR Act to reauthorize the program for five more years, and that bill will be included in the final spending deal and signed into law by Obama.
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Why not just post it here?
Is it somehow unsuitable for Free Republic?
Is there porn? Beastiality? Scientology? Ron Paul?
Worse! It shows the Republican House to be actually doing some good. Verboten on FR.
Isn’t it strange how Eleanor Holmes Norton was screaming that her district was shortchanged because of the pending abortion thing, yet this miraculous education component gets passed, and she cares nothing about it? These dems and their priorities are a disaster.
Does this mean Obama’s kids will have to attend school wit’those kind of people’ again?
Wasn’t one of his first acts to see that his kid’s school didn’t have to accept ‘voucher-vermin’?
I also heard that the Republicans got all the funding for new IRS agents to enforce Obamacare removed from the budget. If someone can confirm this, I’m starting to think that this might not be to bad of a deal after all.
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