Daniels Puts Hoosier State on School Choice Map

For Indiana families, 2011 is already promising to be an exciting year for educational opportunity. Governor Mitch Daniels recently told the Courier-Journal that he will push to enact an education voucher program for low-income students, which would provide them with scholarships to attend a private school of their choice.

Daniels is likely to get support for his bold school choice agenda. Speaker of the Indiana House, Brian Bosma, is a strong school choice proponent, and State Superintendent of Education, Tony Bennett, supports Daniel’s education agenda “without question.”

Across The Hoosier State, parents and local leaders are getting motivated through a new campaign called “Why not, Indiana?” Robert Enlow, President and CEO of the Foundation for Educational Choice noted that the campaign “asks the questions many Hoosiers want answered. Why not provide our kids with a personalized education? Why not allow families a choice of private, charter, magnet, and public schools, with a wide array of options?”

Read more: http://blog.heritage.org/2010/12/30/daniels-puts-hoosier-state-on-school-choice-map/