Tag: Eric Cantor

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor to talk school choice in Florida

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., will be in Florida Friday to talk about school choice. He’s scheduled to tour the Academy Prep private school in Tampa, and hold a roundtable discussion with students and parents. Students at the highly regarded school attend with the help of Florida’s tax credit[Read More…]

redefinED roundup: ESAs to grow in AZ, DOJ in LA and Cantor vs. de Blasio

Alabama: The state’s new tax-credit scholarship program has nearly reached the $25 million cap (AL.com). A councilman of Birmingham says the Alabama Accountability Act must be repealed (AL.com). Alaska: The state should abolish the Blaine Amendment and allow private school vouchers (Daily News Miner). Arizona: Education reformers plan to rapidly[Read More…]

Margaret Spellings: Obama has failed to lead on education

As the RNC wound down today, it took a sharp turn back towards partisanship in education reform, with former U.S. Education Secretary Margaret Spellings offering the week’s hardest knock on President Obama’s education record. Former President George W. Bush reached across the aisle to work with the late U.S. Sen.[Read More…]