Trump pushes school choice, making good on campaign promise
May 4, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday asked Congress to work with him on extending school choice programs nationwide to benefit millions of students, including low-income African-American and Hispanic children.
While Trump gave no specifics on what legislation he is proposing, the statement was the clearest indication yet that he intends to follow through on his campaign promise to fund a $20 billion school choice program.
"During my campaign for president, I promised to fight for school choice," Trump said. "Very important."
Speaking at a White House event attended by abo...