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The Real Life Miss Virginia Says her Story is Every Parent’s Story Who Has Ever Fought For their Children

Nick Gillespie of Reason interviews Virginia Walden Ford, mother and education activist whose own personal dissatisfaction with the DC Public Schools drove her to fight for more and better options not only for son but for every child—the film Miss Virginia tells her story. The movie is now in select theaters and available on iTunes, GooglePlay and AmazonPrime. Read my review here.

Here she is, in her own, words talking about her life, her son, and her disappointment with current presidential candidates on the issue of educational freedom.

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Erika Sanzi
Erika Sanzi is a former educator and elected school committee member and the chief editor of this site, Project Forever Free. She is also a senior visiting fellow at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. She blogs at Good School Hunting and occasionally writes for other outlets including Scary Mommy, The 74, and The Hill. She is the mother of three school aged sons who currently attend a district school, a charter school, and a private school—in 3 different zip codes! Rhode Island is home.

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