Washington, D.C. will start a five-year experiment with school vouchers next fall, under a deal struck by congressional Republicans. Students from low-income families could receive as much as $7,500 to pay for tuition at private or parochial schools.
“When we offer false hope to children who have very little . . . that is a sin, indeed,” said Sen. Mary Landrieu, Democrat of Louisiana. What does Landrieu offer students stuck in D.C.’s dreadful schools? No hope?