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Dems Will Fight Any Alternative to Public Schools

If President Trump wanted to go the Obama route, he could sign an executive order on school choice and then force the Dems to try and deny it to the parents sending their children to Catholic schools. The administration isn’t doing that. Instead it announced a very limited push for a tax credit.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Republican lawmakers have announced a proposed tax credit that would go toward donations to private school scholarships and other school choice initiatives.

According to DeVos, states could choose whether or not they want to participate. (Many states already have programs on the books that grant tax breaks to residents who donate to scholarship programs.)

This is the most limited move imaginable.

It takes no money out of the failed public school system. It provides no money. All it does is make it easier for parents, who are already burdened with crippling property tax bills to fund public school unions (and the Democrats they fund) to afford an alternative.

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