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Lot of back to Hannity -- school vouchers have become a hot button issue among school choice advocates lately -- they were originally designed to give low income students a better chance to succeed now.
Passed in 2012 the Louisiana scholarship program allows some of the State's poorest kids.
The transfer -- public to private schools using taxpayer dollars but last month the state.
Was sued by Eric Holder and the Obama Justice Department to stop schools that are under desegregation orders from.
Handing out these vouchers claiming the scholarships -- recipients are almost all minorities.
That it could read to segregate the school struck me now with reaction is.
Actress Stacy Daschle is once stuck in a failing horrible dangerous public school -- -- passionate about the issue Dario -- -- a sick.
Very good to see thank you for having me you know I felt horrible when when during the last campaign and you -- it -- you support for Romney rather -- You you really.
Talk of huge backlash for that it -- -- any in any of the fallout after that.
I'm not really I mean if anything it's.
It's caused discussion.
Which is always good and thank god I don't scare easily you know good for you stand for what I believe -- Which is why I am standing with governor Jindal -- Jeb Bush.
Because since this case this this is just -- I can't believe.
That they attorney general would do something this let me -- my child's education.
You know -- let's play it and I just got education are gonna go ahead of some well in.
I think I'm saying deny a child education because the color of their skin.
That's absurd you know the natural evolution.
Of a well educated populace is integration.
And this is not political it's not theoretical.
It's not even partisan it's personal.
You know I was one of those children I went to a failing school and by the grace of god my mother was able to put me into private school and had she not.
I would probably be in a gang are dead right now because that was -- road I was going to.
You you so what they're doing is -- tomorrow.
So you moved to Los Angeles to your school was.
You know that you didn't even in the eating get an education but beyond that it was dangerous -- what did you experience there.
Well it was dangerous they have it was a time when the forced busing was happening.
And you know I was living you know all white area and the kids -- getting -- -- for better education.
And it was hot it was hot stuff it was very hostile and you know I'm from the South Bronx and a bit scrappy -- And you know in order for me to survive ahead despite.
Do you think as this resistance when things are so bad and then here's an idea that we know work so there was and all -- yes.
Public school in in Harlem.
Those don't great kids love the parents loved it -- -- wore uniforms.
Then the New York Civil Liberties Union I believe I think it was then they sued to stop it.
These things -- why is there -- resistance these these better options.
I -- I think that this just proves.
That this administration.
Is so out of touch with the very people they say they want to help.
And it's disgrace.
I can't even answer that question -- I can't do the math doesn't add up.
Now it's kind of sad and those kids are going to be.
They're going to be if they don't get an education the left behind.
-- they are left behind and that's what I talk about my book that I'm writing not black enough mom.
Because that is a criticism I received my whole life and I don't know what it means.
And it's about it's not a biography and it's how -- my life applies to policies and politics of today because it's just you know education.
Is the most important thing well -- -- child.
I'm a big fan I admire your is that speaking out and hope -- come back again when the book comes out thank you.
I would love to thank you.
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