Mitt Romney is a supporter of school vouchers, charter schools, home schooling, and reducing the federal government’s role in Education.
As governor, Romney pushed to eliminate the government-mandated cap on the number of charter schools
Gov. Romney successfully vetoed a moratorium on the opening of new charter schools, passed by the Massachusetts Legislature in 2004.
In his 1994 senatorial campaign, Romney called for abolishing the federal Department of Education, and was endorsed by the libertarian Republican Liberty Caucus.
In his 2002 gubernatorial campaign, Romney called for the privatization of the University of Massachusetts medical school.
Libertarians for Mitt is encouraging businessman, venture capitalist, and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney to seek the Republican nomination for President. Mitt Romney is not a perfect libertarian, nor does he claim to be. He is an economic conservative and social moderate. But he is the most libertarian-leaning candidate who can defeat statist Obama in 2012.