Knuckling under on D.C.’s voucher program

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June 24, 2016

Originally Posted – The Washington Post

By: The Editorial Board

12/18/2015

DEL. ELEANOR Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) trumpeted the sweeping spending bill that passed Congress this week as a “major victory ” for the District. We are glad that efforts to nullify a local antidiscrimination law were staved off and that there are increased funds for the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant Program. However, the failure to include a measure that would have safeguarded millions of dollars in funding for public education in the city is both disappointing and exasperating. For that, the District can thank its supposed allies on the hill, the Democrats. Click here to read more


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