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OCPA PERSPECTIVE: OSF Helping Students Find the Place Where They Learn Best

OSF Helping Students Find the Place Where They Learn Best By Charlie Daniels The Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) recently held its annual Parental Choice Symposium in New Orleans—and in Tampa. I was invited to the symposium in my capacity as a board member of the newly formed Opportunity Scholarship Fund (OSF), which uses contributions creditable against state income tax to provide scholarships to private schools for low-income kids. The symposium convened at Loyola University in New Or-leans. Among the…

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WALL STREET JOURNAL: Florida’s tax-credit scholarship program.

Wall Street Journal  |   OPINION How I Learned Not to Hate School Florida’s tax-credit scholarship program saved me. So why are teachers trying to kill it? By DENISHA MERRIWEATHER Oct. 22, 2014 7:07 p.m. ET By the time I was in the fourth grade, I had been held back twice, disliked school, and honestly believed I’d end up a high-school dropout. Instead, three months ago, I earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of West Florida in interdisciplinary social…

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THE SATURDAY INTERVIEW: Former D.C. councilman Kevin Chavous talks about his battles with teachers unions…

THE SATURDAY INTERVIEW On the School-Choice Barricades Former D.C. councilman Kevin Chavous talks about his battles with teachers unions across the country and why the voucher movement is advancing. By ALLYSIA FINLEY Sept. 5, 2014 6:35 p.m. ET 'It's like a tale of two Americas on school choice," says Kevin Chavous. There's the status quo that includes the teachers unions and their allies. "And then there's the other America"—those "who have to suffer every day because their kids aren't getting…

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