Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Faith and Family Day: Allan Parker (Parental Educational Choice)


"Take firm hold of instruction, do not let go;
Keep her, for she is your life."
Proverbs 4:13

Texas State Capitol -- Allan Parker of the Justice foundation spoke about school choice:



Highlights:

  • "We don't need to make our kindergarteners missionaries in a godless system, we need to educate them in a God-filled system."
  • 85% of Republican primary voters supported school choice in 2012.
  • "If you like your current school, you can keep it."
  • 100,000 child waiting list for charter schools.
  • Government creates scarcity, choice creates abundance.
  • Bill specifically states "no new regulation" of private schools.
  • Program run by Comptroller, not T.E.A

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