Today’s protest at the Department of Education in Washington D.C. argues against funding cuts that have left many D.C. students with fewer education choices. For families, the thriving D.C. Opportunity Scholarship program offered a vital alternative to failing and sometimes dangerous public schools. The program was eliminated as President Obama cut spending in education, and it leaves 216 children without alternatives that thousands of children benefited from over the 4 years it has been in place.
Michael Steele on MSNBC Harball with Chris Matthews fights to preserve the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program: