He voted AGAINST the Scholarship Opportunity and Responsibility Act (HR 471). A vote against this Act is a vote AGAINST KIDS and in favor of unions...plain and simple.
The DC Opportunity Scholarship Program (DCOSP), reported that 91% of DCOSP students graduate, compared to 70% of students with similar characteristics, and compared to about 55% of all DC public school students.
The Republican Sponsored Scholarship Opportunity and Results Act (SOAR -- H.R. 471) will allow the capital district a savings of $15 million. The program provides vouchers of $7,500 to low income, primarily minority students, to attend a private school, but takes no money away from public schools or charter schools.
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You think McNerney cares about children's education? Think again.