No matter what the issue, there’s always a danger that public policy discussions will take place in isolation from those who will be affected most by policy decisions. So it is reassuring that the stories of several children receiving the DC OSP have been highlighted recently in the Catholic Standard, the newspaper of the Archdiocese of Washington.
Today, read about Julio, a fifth-grader at St. Thomas More School, whose mother Vonette has seen him flourish thanks to the Opportunity Scholarship. See the Catholic Standard’s webpage to find out how Vonette has been fighting to keep the scholarship.
Earlier installments in the series:
And Ronald, an Archbishop Carroll High School sophomore, credits the Opportunity Scholarship for his success at becoming the DC deputy youth mayor for legislative affairs. Read about his experience and goals for the future in this article.
Stay tuned to this blog for more profiles of the families and children who will be helped most directly by increased parental choice–or whose lives will be most disrupted if the DC OSP is not reauthorized.
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