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D.C. Exports School Choice
Posted By Bethany Stotts On November 3, 2009 @ 12:27 pm In Faculty Lounge | No Comments
This week Virginia Walden-Ford , executive director of D.C. Parents for School Choice, will be traveling to Kentucky to a rally supporting state legislation for charter schools. “Ford brings her message the ‘parents deserve a choice so kids can have a chance’ to Louisville this Friday,” states the Bluegrass Institute press release . “She will speak at a rally on Friday at 7p.m. in the multipurpose facility at Midwest Church of Christ, 2115 Garland Ave…..”
Walden-Ford has fought hard for the Washington Opportunity Scholarship Program , which provided vouchers for underprivileged students attending the crime-ridden  D.C. public schools. (Congress canceled the funding earlier this year and, to date, the Obama administration has not fulfilled its promise to ensure that students in the program retain their scholarships in the coming year).
Bethany Stotts is a staff writer at Accuracy in Academia .
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