The death of Peter Flanigan, a great visionary in the school-choice movement, was marked by the Wall Street Journal. The editorial noted the remarkable commitment of Flanigan, who founded the Student-Sponsor Partners, aprivate voucher program that has provided financial assistance and mentoring for over 5,000 children in New York's inner city who were eager to attend great Catholic schools but didn't have the money to cover the tuition.
Here is what the Journal wrote about Flanigan, who was a personal friend.
An important pioneer and giant of the school-choice movement died earlier this week. Peter Flanigan, an investment banker and influential aide to President Nixon, was 90....READ MORE