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Washington Post Supports School Choice
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Washington Post Supports School Choice

On Monday, February 23, the Washington Post’s Fred Hiatt wrote an exceptional article on the need for school choice titled, “Limits and Lessons of Vouchers.” His own argument suggests a better title would have been, “Limits of Government Education and Lessons on Market-Based Reform.” The impetus for his writing was James Richardson, a 17-year-old who was shot in Ballou High School, a Washington, D.C. public school. He describes a desperate situation where, in the days following the incident,

02/28/2004
No Standards Without Freedom
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No Standards Without Freedom

As published in the Wall Street Journal, December 23, 2003 When it comes to reforming K-12 education, two powerful ideas are in play: standards and freedom. High standards will lift all boats, if joined to reliable tests and tough accountability measures that reward children who learn what they should and reward schools and educators who successfully teach what they should -- and that bring sanctions to bear on failure.

12/23/2003
Milwaukee’s Public Schools in an Era of Choice
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Milwaukee’s Public Schools in an Era of Choice

Milwaukee parents have more tax-supported educational choices than parents in other U.S. cities. These include private schools with voucher students, charter schools, contracted schools serving at-risk students, state and district-wide open enrollment, district specialty schools, and traditional neighborhood schools.

10/14/2003
CSE Key Votes the School Choice Amendment to the DC Appropriations Bill
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CSE Key Votes the School Choice Amendment to the DC Appropriations Bill

On behalf of the 280,000 members of Citizens for a Sound Economy (CSE), I urge you to vote YES on the Davis/Frelinghuysen/Boehner Amendment to the DC appropriations bill H.R. 2765, which will enact the program created by H.R. 2556, the “DC Parental Choice Incentive Act of 2003.”

09/05/2003
School Vouchers Help Public Schools
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School Vouchers Help Public Schools

One of the major tenets of liberalism is the readiness to sacrifice the rights and freedoms of the individual for the good of the state.

08/27/2003
Leave No District Child Behind
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Leave No District Child Behind

©2003 Copley News Service

08/24/2003
CSE Urges YES Vote on the Davis School Choice Amendment to DC Approps
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CSE Urges YES Vote on the Davis School Choice Amendment to DC Approps

July 24, 2003 Dear Representative: On behalf of the 280,000 members of Citizens for a Sound Economy (CSE), I urge you to vote YES on the Davis/Frelinghuysen/Boehner Amendment to the DC appropriations bill H.R. 2765, which will enact the program created by H.R. 2556, the “DC Parental Choice Incentive Act of 2003.”

07/24/2003
This Week on Capitol Hill
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This Week on Capitol Hill

School Choice

07/23/2003
Pass H.R. 2556 to Create School Choice for D.C. Students
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Pass H.R. 2556 to Create School Choice for D.C. Students

July 8, 2003 Tom Davis Chairman Committee on Government Reform U.S. House of Representatives 2157 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Chairman Davis: On behalf of the 280,000 members of Citizens for a Sound Economy (CSE), I would like to thank you and the other Members of the House Committee on Government Reform for considering H.R. 2556, the District of Columbia Parental Choice Incentive Act of 2003.

07/08/2003
Let workers control their Social Security
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Let workers control their Social Security

BY ALICE CLICK

Social Security reform is perhaps the most important issue for the 2004 elections. The current system is failing, threatening the 232,000 retirees who receive Social Security in West Virginia. If Social Security is not reformed, it will begin to run deficits by 2018. The system as a whole will be completely bankrupt by the year 2042. Then we will be forced to either raise taxes or decrease benefits. Neither option is acceptable.

06/01/2003

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