Tag: Marco Rubio and education reform

Marco Rubio: Time to expand private school options for low-income families

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a bill that would create a federal tax credit scholarship program for low-income students. Today he offers his thoughts about it in an op-ed for the Tampa Bay Times. Here’s an excerpt: Unfortunately, hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren in our country are not as[Read More…]

Marco Rubio: School choice is a key to revitalizing middle class

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., devoted a substantial portion of a major speech this week to education reform, saying public schools are a “disaster” for millions of disadvantaged American kids and pointing to parental school choice as a critical piece in uplifting the middle class. More charter schools and more career[Read More…]