Federalized School Choice? A High-Risk Choice
By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. February 6, 2019
In his State of the Union speech, President Trump urged lawmakers to pass a school choice bill. Fortunately, it’s highly unlikely that any such legislation will be passed. The $1 billion competitive grant for vouchers that Trump favors and the federal tax credit scholarship, considered a federal power grab by conservatives, lack Congressional support.