BAEO Statement on Resignation of Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan
The Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO) Interim President Jacqueline Cooper has released the following statement on the resignation of Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan:
African-American Parents Emphatically Favor School Choice, Survey Finds
African-American parents overwhelmingly favor school choice, according to a new nationwide report conducted by Brilliant Corners Research and Strategies (BCRS). Seventy-eight percent of respondents in the report say they would support allowing parents to send their children to the school of their choice using state education tax dollars. Seventy-two percent favor public charter schools, and 70 percent favor a system that would create vouchers parents could use to cover tuition for those who want to enroll their children in a private or parochial school.
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