Hundreds Rally in U.S. Capitol in Support for School Choice

The teacher’s unions might be the most powerful lobby in the Democratic Party.

(From Opportunity Lives)

And although support for school choice remains high among African American and Latino families — two groups that are benefiting from greater educational freedom — no Democratic member of Congress spoke at Tuesday’s rally. Messer told Opportunity Lives that “scheduling conflicts” may have played a role in the lack of Democratic members of Congress participating in this year’s festivities, but said that there is support in Congress for the general idea of greater educational options.

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