Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s Own Family Experience Shows the Need for School Choice
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s Own Family Experience Shows the Need for School Choice

In the same year, one of Warren's children went to private school, the other went to public school. One size does not fit all.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren proudly opposes school choice — for your kids.

She apparently could afford to take her own son out of the public school system and enroll him in a private school, yet her education policies would deny that choice to less wealthy Americans.

Sen. Warren’s education plan, which she released last month, is radically anti-choice. She promises to end private school vouchers and tax credits. She’d block new programs that give families choices and work to shut down existing ones.

She’d also ban for-profit charter schools, end federal funding for new charters and add more regulatory barriers to opening them.

The blueprint sounds like it came straight from the teachers’ union playbook: It calls for boosts in funding to government-run schools and more red tape for their competition.

Corey A. DeAngelis is the director of school choice at Reason Foundation.