Trent Franks, now a U.S. congressman, was on the board of Arizona School Choice Trust and authored tax credit legislation. In the early 1990s, the charity was raising about $100,000 a year to send low-income students to private schools of parents’ choice. “It was such a noble effort, and I could see that it was making a difference," he said.
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