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Millennials like school choice!

USA Today reports on the latest GenForward survey,

Dig down a bit and you’ll find that nearly two-thirds of African-Americans surveyed — 65% — support charter schools, as do 61% of Asian Americans and 58% of Latinos. Support was weakest among white respondents, but it still surpassed a majority at 55%.

The new survey found that many millennials support publicly funded vouchers that help cover low-income students’ tuition at private schools. The proposal is radioactive to most Democrats and teachers’ unions, but GenForward found that the idea earns support from large majorities of millennials: 79% of African-American respondents, 76% of Asian Americans, 77% of Latinos and 66% of whites.

Bashing charter schools and vouchers is an unwise strategy for the Left, but I doubt that will discourage them from doing so.

Terry Stoops / Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies

Terry Stoops is the Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation. Before joining the Locke Foundation, he worked as the progra...

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