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Apr 15, 2011, 06:28 ET D.C. Parents Claim Victory as School Voucher Program for Disadvantaged Children is Restored and Expanded

Beginning this September, children in low-income Washington, D.C. families will once again have the opportunity to use school vouchers to attend the...


Apr 11, 2011, 05:29 ET D.C. Parents, Community Leaders Call on Congress to Pass Continuing Resolution and Fund D.C. Education Reform

The historic budget agreement reached by Congressional leaders and President Barack Obama this weekend will significantly benefit D.C. schoolchildren ...


Mar 30, 2011, 05:38 ET D.C. Parents Applaud Congressional Vote to Restore D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program

The highly-successful D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program is one step closer to enrolling additional students today, after the US House of...


Mar 29, 2011, 06:05 ET D.C. Parents for School Choice: Obama Betrays Low-Income Families on Education

President Barack Obama -- who received private scholarships to attend elite private schools and who exercises private school choice as a parent -- is ...


Mar 29, 2011, 05:09 ET Decision Day in Congress: Federal Funding for D.C. Public Schools, Charter Schools, Opportunity Scholarships at Stake

A vote tomorrow by the U.S. House of Representatives could bring the educational dreams of low-income D.C. families one step closer to reality....


Mar 24, 2011, 01:17 ET D.C. Parents Call on Congress to Put the Needs of Kids Ahead of Special Interest Politics

Families from across the District of Columbia today called on Members of the U.S. House of Representatives to restore the D.C. Opportunity...


Mar 10, 2011, 02:08 ET D.C. Parents Cheer Boehner, Issa, Gowdy as Opportunity Scholarship Bill Clears Committee and Heads to Full House of Representatives

The D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program is one step closer to being restored and expanded after the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on...


Feb 16, 2011, 07:11 ET Local, National Leaders Pledge Unwavering Support for D.C. Voucher Program

In a groundswell of support for school choice in the nation's capital, the chairman of the D.C. City Council along with a host of local leaders and a ...


Sep 27, 2010, 07:59 ET As President Obama Makes Case for School Choice, D.C. Activists Demand Congressional Action on Vouchers

President Obama should immediately direct his allies in Congress to reauthorize the endangered D.C. school voucher program after admitting today that ...


Feb 24, 2010, 09:40 ET D.C. Vouchers Work: Obama's Federal 'What Works' Office Says D.C. Voucher Research is Valid

D.C. Parents for School Choice today released the following statement: "An Obama administration release today confirms that research proving the...