Speaking of (Education) Stuff That DC Didn’t Create . . .

Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted to extend federally funded vouchers for DC private and parochial school students–despite the fact that earlier this month, a majority of city council members asked them to not do so.

Congress’ apparent enthusiasm for federally funded vouchers for private and parochial schools only extends to DC, as this program is the only one in the entire country.

Not letting a complete lack of local control over this education issue slow them down, senators from both parties have already filed a companion bill. One, Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), was quoted in the Post story as saying the D.C. public school system “is absolutely failing these children.”

Seems we have heard that before from Congress.

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