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One Reformer’s Heroic Story to Save America’s Public School Children

HeatherG Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 3:55 PM
What is really funny is how wrong you are. I was part of a voucher program, but you see, the problem was that I was in a terrible school district and I was out-performing my classmates, but had no where to move up. So the voucher program allowed me to go to a great school and really excel there. So I am pretty sure that proves exact opposite of your hypothesis...

Michelle Rhee is a lifelong Democrat and education reformer who has recently come out in support of school vouchers. Writing in the Daily Beast a few days ago, she explained the prevailing reason for her change of heart: Her countless (and at times) heartbreaking interactions with devastated parents coping with the realization that their child would be stuck in a failing school -- forever. And the feeling that there was nothing she could do for them:

After my listening tour of families, and hearing so many parents plead for an immediate solution to their desire for a quality education,...