Advocates for the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program headed to the Hill for a rally today, featuring House Leader John Boehner. Todd Thurman at the Heritage Foundation's the Foundry blog writes:
It is still unbelievable to Virginia Walden-Ford, president of the Black Alliance for Educational Options, that she has to, once again, fight for this program. she fears that as goes DC, so goes the country. That is bad news for students all across the country living in poverty who can’t afford to attend private schools and are forced into under performing schools.
Check out a Flickr slide show of today's events here.
Voices of School Choice appealed to President Obama with videos like this earlier this year: