How Members of Congress Practice Private School Choice
Publication Date: September 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Evan Feinberg
Keywords: Education; private school; D.C. Opportunity Scholarship; opportunity scholarship
Coverage: United States
According to a 2007 survey conducted by The Heritage Foundation, 37 percent of U.S. Representatives and 45 percent of U.S. Senators sent their children to private schools: roughly four times the rate of the rest of the population. Members of Congress should support policies that give all families the opportunity to choose the best school options for their children.