‘School choice’ a winner for families – and for those running for office

Jul 11, 2018 by

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A national advocacy group for educational choice likes the fact that results from recent primary elections in Oklahoma fell in line with the preferences of voters there concerning the expansion of school choice.

In a recent poll conducted by the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, 57 percent of likely voters either “strongly” or “somewhat” supported the right of parents to use the tax dollars associated with their child’s education to send their child to the public or private school that best serves their needs. According to Scott Jensen of the American Federation for Children, the results from last month’s primaries reflected a similar sentiment: the primary candidates who support school choice – whether they were Republican or Democrat – fared much better than those who support the status quo.

“Education is a big issue in Oklahoma. It was in the last cycle, and it will be again this cycle,” Jensen offers. “We’re excited that candidat

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