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As his presidency draw to a close, President Donald Trump took a final step toward ensuring educational equality for students by issuing an executive order on “Expanding Educational Opportunity through School Choice.”

The order was issued to allow parents to take their tax dollars and spend them on private or religious schools, should their public schools refuse to open due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The order was issued “in order to ensure the education, health, safety, and well-being of America’s children, our most essential resource upon which the future of our great Nation depends.”

The order outlined the “purpose” and the plan, which was in order to begin “providing emergency learning scholarships for students.” Read more…