I hope that you're enjoying the White House, by the way.
It’s a pretty cool place for people your age, from what I’m told.
Anyway, I just thought that you should know: do you know Sarah & James Parker? They go to your school.
Yeah, them. Are they nice? I’ve never met them, so I don’t know. I do know that their parents really can’t afford to send them to your school without assistance; it’s called the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program, and it lets over 1,700 poor kids in DC get scholarships every year. It’s often called a “voucher” program, although people who like school choice wouldn’t agree: they want everybody to have the chance to pick the best schools for their kid, instead of just a small number. Still, this program is helping people who are usually making about half of much as the federal poverty level; it’s hard to dispute that it’s a good one. I’m sure that Sarah & James think that it’s a good program.
Unfortunately, Senator Dick Durbin (D, IL) wants to throw them out of your school.
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