Tag: achievement gap and school choice

Hispanic voters want to hear more about education reform, school choice

Politicians eager to gain or retain the trust of Hispanic voters should focus on education and put particular emphasis on expanding school choice, suggests Julio Fuentes, president of the Hispanic Council for Reform and Educational Options, in an op-ed in today’s South Florida Sun Sentinel.  Here’s a snippet: We know that[Read More…]

Romney to NAACP: Expanded school choice will help black students

Beyond the boos for his vow to undo President Obama’s health care overhaul, Republican president Mitt Romney stressed school choice in his speech to the NAACP today, talking up charter schools and suggesting Obama’s ties to teachers unions hampered his efforts to help disadvantaged kids. “If equal opportunity in America were an[Read More…]