April
11th 2011
D.C. Voucher Program Renewed: Rounding Up Reactions, Controlling My Exuberance

Posted under Education Politics & Federal Government & Parents & PPC & Private Schools & Research & School Choice & Urban Schools

So I hear the federal government came really close to shutting down this past weekend. Bigger people than me can tell you whether the last-minute deal to avert a shutdown was in total a good deal or not. But I do know one aspect of the deal that is definitely praiseworthy: namely, that the SOAR Act reauthorizing and expanding the D.C. school voucher program was adopted.

How happy do you think I am? Bet you can only imagine. But giving myself an opportunity to restrain my childish exuberance, here is a roundup of encouraging, uplifting, and insightful reactions:

Uh-oh — that makes me want to holler REALLY loud: YIPPPEEEEEEE! (I tried to hold it in, I really did….)

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2 Responses to “D.C. Voucher Program Renewed: Rounding Up Reactions, Controlling My Exuberance”

  1. Reactions on the DC Voucher Program's Renewal on 11 Apr 2011 at 11:33 pm #

    [...] who’s wrote a round-up of his own to celebrate, yells, “YIPPPEEEEEE!” I’d give him a cupcake to celebrate, but depending on where he goes to school, someone might [...]

  2. Ed is Watching » Wisconsin Makes It a Lock: 2011 Is Definitely the Year of School Choice on 27 Jun 2011 at 1:10 pm #

    [...] The D.C. voucher program was renewed and expanded! [...]

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