Join the fight for America’s future
Our country depends on it
The World’s Leading Think Tank for Policy Impact
School Choice Opponents Concede Defeat Just Days After Declaring Victory
Sep 29, 2022 7 min read
A growing number of Americans think the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic is behind us. Yet in the District of Columbia, local officials are still clinging to government mandates that disproportionately harm low-income minority students.
The Daily Signal’s Doug Blair pressed Mayor Muriel Bowser on the issue at an Aug. 15 press conference, asking the mayor why the District of Columbia planned to bar unvaccinated students, many of whom are black, from attending school in person.
Heritage Foundation President Kevin Roberts spoke Aug. 18 at the Guatemala National Prayer Breakfast and met with Guatemala President Alejandro Giammattei to discuss shared policy objectives and opportunities for collaboration.
The international trip was Roberts’ first as Heritage’s president and follows Giammattei’s visit to Washington in December 2021, which included a speech at Heritage.