Republican Party

GOP Turns To School Choice To Woo Minority Voters

Democrats not worried they will lose support from minorities because of Republican education rhetoric


Republicans eager to attract black and Latino voters believe they have hit on an ideal magnet: school choice.

Led by Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, with high-profile contributions from House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), the GOP is pushing an election-year initiative to talk up school choice at every turn.