January 25, 2011
The State of the Union this year falls during National School Choice Week, and D.C. Opportunity Scholarship recipients, parents and teachers have been invited to sit in the Speaker’s Box. DCOSP, a school choice initiative with a proven record of success, has been slowly eliminated by Congress as its funding has been siphoned off. President Obama, who sends his daughters to private school in Washington, D.C., has not spoken in its defense. Tomorrow, Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) will introduce legislation to reauthorize and save the program.