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Mitt Romney campaigning now on education reform he took his message to Washington DC -- -- clearly successful voucher program is under threat from the Obama administration.
The Democrats finally found the one federal program they're willing to cut.
Why because success anywhere in our public schools is a review to failure everywhere else.
That's why the unions opposed even the most common sense reforms.
Now running is targeting two -- the most contentious issues in public education school vouchers and entrenched teachers' unions.
Now -- me it's pretty straightforward vouchers help parents pay for private schools giving their kids more opportunity and in some cases -- safer choice with happening their retirement -- on the line and going -- in the process.
And I'm not the only one appeals outweigh nineteen states in Washington DC have a voucher system were similar -- With more than 220000.
Students currently enrolled.
And they are expanding.
In some cases now these vouchers can even be used for state apprenticeships.
And college courses.
Now just last month Louisiana adopted the nation's largest voucher program.
The overhaul means over 380000.
Students are eligible for the program up from 18100 in 2009.
And they school reforms aren't just popular with -- students and parents are clamoring for them.
For DC's voucher program there more than four applicants for every spot.
In New York City charter schools received nine applications for each available seat next year.
And you don't even have to have a kid in school would be a -- of education reform.
He just have to be at taxpayer.
For saying governments -- school vouchers are often cheaper than sending a kid to public school.
The state of Louisiana spends about 8500 dollars -- people educate public students but only about 4500 on voucher students can you believe that.
DC savings or even bigger each voucher is less than half of the 181000 the district was spent on -- public school.
What I know -- this if my kid felt safer and happier going to school at an institution that would put him or her on a better path for the future.
That's all the research I need giving families options when it comes to their children's education is just the right thing to do.
These are at all after all your tax Payer dollars shouldn't have a say where they ago.
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