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Senator Franken Opposes School Choice, Except When It’s His Kids

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 21:09
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I like teacher union money. That’s why I want to trap poor kids in failing schools. You understand right? 

(From Alpha News)

Franken’s two kids also avoided public school. Instead, his kids attended The Dalton School in New York City where tuition is $44,640 per year. Dalton is known for educating celebrities and children of royalty.

Some people, including an Indiana mom disgusted by Franken’s comments, are taking issue with the hypocrisy coming from the junior senator. In a viral letter pushing back on Franken’s criticism of the voucher system in Indiana, Cheryl Kirk attacked the senator’s double standard.

“Would you, Mr. Franken, put your child in a school with a D or F rating? Would you expect your friends or Senate colleagues to put their children in a school with a D or F rating?” she asked. “We all know the answer, sir, because your children attended a school that costs more than $40,000 per year,” Kirk wrote.

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