Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Rally for School Choice

Houston, Texas hosts National School Choice Week kickoff.


Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined thousands gathered in support of school choice in Houston, Texas on Saturday. The event helped kickoff National School Choice Week, a yearly event that seeks to spotlight educational freedom.

The liberal Jackson Lee and the conservative Cruz may not have much in common, but both strongly support expanding K-12 options for parents and students.

Produced by Sharif Matar. Cameras by Matar and Todd Krainin.

About 5:40 minutes.

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Reason will be covering National School Choice Week as it hosts events throughout the country. Go here for "Is New Jersey's Charter School Movement Faltering?," released on January 24, 2014.