Tag: Arne Duncan and vouchers

President Obama should ‘get out of the way’ of D.C. voucher program

Kevin Chavous, a senior advisor to the American Federation for Children, criticizes President Obama in this recent Washington Post op-ed for not supporting the Washington D.C. voucher program and suggests a new approach for Term 2: I have long been a supporter of the president, and I continue to applaud many of[Read More…]

With education reform, we can walk and chew gum at the same time

If there were any doubt that Democratic presidential politics drove the Obama administration’s decision Monday to keep D.C. Opportunity Scholarships alive another year, Education Secretary Arne Duncan removed it with his tortured statement by way of public explanation. “The President and I are committed to ensuring that the education of[Read More…]