School choice should be up to parents, not government

For too long our failing public school system has set the rules for which students go to which schools. And we’ve seen the results.

That’s why I strongly believe in school choice, which means it should be a child’s parents — not the government — who decide what school the child attends, be it public or private.

I follow the principle that “if it’s not broken, don’t fix it. But if it is broken, get rid of it.”

Now is the time for us to look for alternative ways to educate our children. Besides putting deciding authority into the hands of the most important stakeholders, the parents, we also need to ensure that our education tax dollars follow the child to whatever school the parents choose.

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