Letters to the Editor

All Points: The Capitol takes another look at school choice

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has vowed to pass a school choice bill in this legislative session. That’s something he hasn’t been able to do in the past, but he hasn’t been lieutenant governor before. Meanwhile, advocates of school choice have rallied at the Capitol to advance the cause.

Has Texas waited long enough for school choice, or is paying public dollars to send kids to private schools still wrong? If a choice bill advances, should it just be vouchers, or should it include facility funding for charter schools? Should the funding come from current school budgets or from businesses that donate money in return for tax credits?

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