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D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program

Choosing to Succeed

School choice allows access to quality education options that best match individual children’s learning needs. Read More.

D.C. OSP Is Accountable—to Parents

The D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program (D.C. OSP) has helped hundreds of D.C. schoolchildren leave underperforming public schools to attend schools of their parents’ choice. Read More.

D.C. Public Schools Spend Almost $30,000 Per Student

The graduation rate for D.C. students hovers around 60 percent, well below the nationwide average of 74 percent. Math and reading scores are also among the lowest in the country. Read More.

School Choice: Providing Hope and Opportunity

Given the fact that markets outperform monopolies in every aspect of our lives, why do we consign something as important as education to government-run institutions? Read More.

Why Market Forces Are Good for Education

The idea that public education does not have to mean government education was a trailblazing one in the 1950s, when Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman first outlined the idea of school vouchers. Read More.

The D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program is a successful school choice program for low-income students in the nation's capital. These scholarships give children in one of the nation's worst school districts the opportunity for a bright academic future.


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