BAEO Statement on the Release of the NAACP Education Report
BAEO President Jacqueline Cooper issued the following statement on the release of the “NAACP Task Force on Education Quality” report that proposes a series of new recommendations aimed at improving the public education system that serves urban communities. The NAACP is pushing for a 10-year moratorium on new charter schools as well as placing existing charter schools under the control of traditional school districts.
BAEO Statement on Fiscal Year 2018 Education Budget Proposal
While the Black Alliance for Educational Options' (BAEO) statement applauds the Administration's efforts to expand parental choice options for the nation's children, it called slashing $9 billion from the Department of Education an "an awfully painful way to put families and children first."
BAEO President Issues Statement on Renewal of D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program
Jacqueline Cooper, president of the Black Alliance for Educational Options, released the following statement on the bipartisan congressional budget deal that reauthorizes the federal D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program. The budget deal will fully fund the scholarship program through 2019.
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