Education reform is increasingly defying partisan boundaries. Here are some examples from the Democratic side of the aisle…
ACE Scholarships, a Colorado-based non-profit that provides partial tuition scholarships to low-income children in grades K-12 to help them attend private schools, is launching “TV commercials, billboards and digital ads” to promote its mission.
When it comes to freedom of association, Colorado workers soon may have good reason to envy their Michigan counterparts.
“I don’t appreciate [Pres.] Obama’s war on women and I feel Mitt [Romney] knows what women need and how to bring the country forward and include us,” said Lindsey, 23, who may not fit the demographic stereotype of a registered Republican in Colorado.
Daniel Garza, executive director of The Libre Initiative, says that Hispanics and Latinos in America should ask themselves which public policies are “generating prosperity” and which ones are “generating poverty.”
NARAL has a national plan to target 338,000 women – some who may support Mitt Romney, based on the struggling economy – to instead help re-elect Pres. Obama by highlighting abortion and reproductive issues. NARAL calls them “Obama defectors.” Wisc. Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch has another phrase for how those women may respond to that targeting: “mighty insulted.”
The historical significance of Pres. Obama’s appearance in Jefferson County, Colo., on Thursday is in question, but there’s little doubt about the economic significance: terrible.
Gina, a Republican voter from Arapahoe County, Colo., discussed her opposition to ObamaCare and support for the “sanctity of human life,” while also noting that economic issues are key and questioned a “single-issue voter” approach by Democrats.
“Insulted beyond words,” said Sarah Geving of Douglas County, Colo., describing her frustration at Pres. Obama’s remark in July, “You didn’t build that,” about business creation amid the collective. Geving co-owns a small home-based commercial cleaning business with her husband.
A Colorado women who supported Barack Obama in ’08 and was disillusioned now favors a Romney/Ryan plan “that calls for energy development, job training, entitlement reform, less regulations for small businesses, and 12 million new jobs.”