On Wednesday, May 7, the San Jose Mercury News published a Op-Ed I authored about our education system, and my thoughts on SCA-5 and Affirmative Action.
Dr. Vanila Singh: School choice is the key to student success
By Dr. Vanila Singh
Special to the Mercury News
Freedom, opportunity and equality: these are the pillars of what makes America so unique and lead many people around the world to aspire to become Americans.
People like my parents, who in 1970 left difficult circumstances in India, hoping for a better and more equal life for their newborn girl.
With their sacrifice, and the opportunities in America, I attended Fremont’s public schools, studied at several of our nation’s best educational institutions and became a physician and professor at Stanford, treating the most heartbreaking and complex medical problems people face and teaching our next generation of doctors.