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Opinion: Texas should support school choice

John W. Diamond

Opinion: Texas should support school choice.

On education reform, Texas should move in the direction proposed by Texas Senate Bill 276 — the Taxpayer Savings Grant program — and adopt school choice, writes John Diamond, fellow in public finance. A targeted school choice program would increase student achievement, graduation rates, and lead to significant savings in terms of public expenditures.

Read the full op-ed in the Feb. 3, 2015, Houston Business Journal.