School choice support grows
Last updated 7/27/2023 at 12:47pm
School choice is on the rise across the nation.
Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro, a Democrat, just announced his support for Lifeline scholarships, a state voucher program that will allow students to use public funds to attend a private school of their choice.
If enacted, his bill will help families assigned by local officials to the lowest-performing public schools because these families will be able to choose a better alternative for their children.
Shapiro’s bold initiative is the latest in a popular national trend. In just two years seven states have granted families access to univer...