ICYMI: Senator Tim Scott’s CHOICE Act, School Choice Push Grabs HeadlinesICYMI: Senator Tim Scott's CHOICE Act, School Choice Push Grabs Headlines
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Tim Scott's efforts to ensure every child has the opportunity for a quality education has grabbed national headlines this week. Scott, along with Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), launched a new school choice effort at the American Enterprise Institute this Tuesday.
Scott's Creating Hope and Opportunity for Individuals and Communities through Education (CHOICE) Act will expand educational opportunities for children with disabilities, children living on military bases, and children living in impoverished areas. It is a key cog in the Senator's Opportunity Agenda, which he announced earlier this month.
Key Republican Senators Introduce School Choice Bills, Education Week
GOP measure would promote 'school choice' with federal funding, Washington Post
Bill to Offer an Option to Give Vouchers, New York Times
Republicans Use School Choice to Spur Debate on Inequality Ahead of Obama's State of the Union, US News and World Report