Rep. Good Goals to Fight ‘Woke Agenda’ in Colleges With New CHOICE Act

A Republican congressman from Virginia on Tuesday launched the Youngsters Have Alternatives in Lecture rooms All over the place Act within the 118th Congress, searching for to strengthen college students’ potential to attend the faculties of their alternative.  

Rep. Bob Good’s CHOICE Act goals to counter what he sees as leftist management of the schooling system by offering low-income households with the power to have federal schooling funds observe their youngsters to the faculties of their alternative or to deposit the funds right into a 529 financial savings account.  

Good’s invoice would strengthen low-income households’ potential to ship their youngsters to raised public colleges or non-public colleges, or to homeschool them, or to cowl different schooling bills.  

“Authoritarian coronavirus lockdowns uncovered the grip lecturers unions have on our public faculty schooling system,” Good, who represents Virginia’s fifth Congressional District, mentioned in a press launch Tuesday. “Elevated parental consideration to their youngsters’s lecture rooms helped expose the woke agenda objects, crucial race concept, and racist discrimination in the direction of scholarship awards.”

He added:

Now greater than ever, mother and father wish to have extra of a alternative in the place their children go to highschool. The CHOICE Act goals to present college students and fogeys the power to take away the paperwork tied to schooling funding and make sure that no pupil’s future falls sufferer to political video games.

The invoice would additionally assist streamline present federal funding packages by putting them into two grant formulation.

“This laws supplies mother and father and college students the chance to take management of their very own educational future, slightly than be pressured right into a one-size-fits-all resolution,” Good added. “Each pupil ought to have the chance to succeed.”  

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Good’s invoice, launched throughout Nationwide College Alternative Week, has two Republican co-sponsors, Reps. Mary Miller of Illinois and Michael Burgess of Texas.

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