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H.R. 471: Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act

Summary: To reauthorize the DC opportunity scholarship program, and for other purposes. (More Info)

H.R. 471 was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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FreedomWorks 4,472,767 Facebook fans 116,783 Twitter followers

The Washington, DC public school system is the most expensive yet produces the worst results in the nation. Taxpayers pay an average of $28,170 per pupil annually, but only 12 percent of eighth-graders are proficient in reading and only 8 percent in math. Because our the education system rations which school students are allowed to attended based on the street address of their parents, many poor families have no choice but to enroll their children in a failing local public school. The DC Opportunity Scholarship Program gave students a voucher which enabled them to attend the school of their ...

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Heritage Action 82,919 Facebook fans 8,567 Twitter followers

The SOAR Act will give new life to the DC Opportunity Scholarship program by providing vouchers to low-income students in the nation’s capital.

Heritage Action supports passage of the SOAR Act and will include this as a key vote in our scorecard.

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