Public Dollars For Private School Tuition? That’s What Two In Congress Want For Every D.C. Family
Public dollars for private school tuition? That’s what two in Congress want for every D.C. family
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) has introduced a bill that would give every D.C. student the chance to attend private school with public money. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)Virtually any D.C. student would be able to attend private school on the taxpayer’s dime under legislation introduced by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) and Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) — a proposal that would mark the most radical expansion of school choice in the nation.
Under the proposal, called the Educational Freedom Accounts Act, the District would be forced to give public money directly to parents who opt out of public …