School Choice as a Ticket to Futures: Op-Ed

If you watched the president's first address to a joint session of Congress, you may remember seeing a young woman who was the beneficiary of school choice. Denisha Merriweather grew up in a struggling part of Jacksonville, Fl, but was able to escape generations of poverty, become the first person in her family to graduate from high school and is now completing a master's degree at the University of South Florida.

Denisha has recounted again and again how Florida's scholarship program for low-income children got her into a school that helped her beat the odds.

But not everyone is inspired by her story. Read more here.