education savings account
Legislation
Louisiana ESA bill advances in House

(The Center Square) – After being approved by the House Education Committee this week, a bill that would create a Louisiana education savings account program is closer to Gov. Jeff… Read More

May 23, 2024
Opinion
The economic benefits of school choice

(The Daily Signal) – It’s back to school this week for Florida students and many others across the country. The first days and weeks of a new school… Read More

August 28, 2023
Public Education
More students approved for Iowa education savings accounts

(The Center Square) – Over 18,000 students in Iowa have been approved for education savings accounts, up by over 1,000 since last month, according to the state Department of Education. Read More

August 9, 2023
Legislation
Tennessee House passes bill to add Hamilton, Knox counties to ESA voucher pilot

(The Center Square) – A bill to add Hamilton and Knox counties to Tennessee’s education savings account program passed the Tennessee House on Wednesday and will now head back to… Read More

April 19, 2023
Public Education
‘It’s a human rights violation’: Arizona paraprofessional fired for blowing the whistle on public school’s neglect of special needs students

When an Arizona public school put an unqualified education paraprofessional in charge of a special education classroom, he blew the whistle in a video. Then the school allegedly fired… Read More

April 18, 2023
Legislation
School choice finds its groove in 2023

As many states are nearing the end of their legislative session, lawmakers from six states can rest easy after advancing school choice by leaps and bounds over the past… Read More

April 11, 2023
Legislation, Opinion
Pennsylvania risks being left behind in education reform as governor breaks campaign promise

The unexpected benefit of the COVID pandemic could be that the logjam preventing K-12 education reform may finally have been broken – at least outside of Pennsylvania. … Read More

April 11, 2023
Legislation
Twenty-four Texas House Republicans defect on school choice vote

(The Center Square) – In budget deliberations on Thursday, the Republican-controlled Texas House of Representatives voted to ban state dollars from funding vouchers, Education Savings Accounts and other school choice… Read More

April 10, 2023
Legislation
Florida House passes sweeping education savings account expansion bill

(The Center Square) — The Florida House of Representatives passed a significant expansion of the state’s education savings account program Friday. House Bill 1, authored by Kaylee Tuck, R-Lake Placid,… Read More

March 17, 2023
Legislation
‘Backpack Bill,’ universal school choice, returns to Ohio General Assembly

(The Center Square) – A plan to allow state education dollars to be used by every Ohio parent to pay for private school or other education expenses is back before… Read More

March 15, 2023
Legislation
Georgia Senate passes bill to create state-funded education savings accounts

(The Center Square) — The Georgia Senate passed legislation to create state-funded education savings accounts. Under Senate Bill 233, the Georgia Promise Scholarship Act, taxpayers would fund $6,000 per student… Read More

March 7, 2023
Legislation
West Virginia governor signs new open enrollment policy into law

Gov. Jim Justice signed a bill on Saturday to allow open enrollment in West Virginia’s public schools. HB 2596 enables students to leave a public school… Read More

March 7, 2023
Christian Schools, Legislation
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tours Christian schools to promote school choice

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is taking his message of educational freedom to Christian schools around the state. On Tuesday, Abbott attended Covenant Christian School’s Parent Empowerment Night in… Read More

March 2, 2023
Legislation
Georgia Senate committee advances education savings accounts bill

(The Center Square) – The Senate Education Committee voted to advance legislation creating state-funded education savings accounts. The committee voted 6-5 Tuesday afternoon in favor of Senate Bill 233, the… Read More

March 1, 2023
Legislation
Iowa names Educational Savings Account administrator

(The Center Square) – An administrator has been named for Iowa’s Students First education savings accounts. Odyssey was selected to administer the ISF ESAs, Gov. Kim Reynolds’ office announced Tuesday. Read More

March 1, 2023
Legislation
Tennessee Senate passes bill increasing those eligible for school choice program

(The Center Square) – Tennessee’s Senate approved a bill Monday night that would expand eligibility for the state’s educational savings account program to any student who attended a public school… Read More

February 28, 2023
Legislation
School choice enjoys strong support across demographics

Surveys from the last several years reveal school choice is favored in just about every demographic. In 2021, EdChoice surveyed over 1,000 K-12 parents and… Read More

February 24, 2023
Legislation
Florida House committee approves bill that would expand state’s ESA program

(The Center Square) – The Florida House Appropriations Subcommittee on PreK-12 signed off on a bill that would expand the state’s education savings account program on Thursday. State Rep. Kaylee… Read More

February 24, 2023
Legislation
Georgia lawmaker proposes state-funded education savings accounts

(The Center Square) – Proposed legislation would allow Georgians to create state-funded Education Savings Accounts. Under Senate Bill 233, taxpayers would fund $6,000 per student per school year. Students could… Read More

February 24, 2023
Legislation
Former presidential advisor Kellyanne Conway urges Missouri legislators to enact school choice

As Missouri appears poised to spend an unprecedented amount of money on K-12 education, it must spend it wisely – meaning school choice and an “education renaissance” in the state,… Read More

February 23, 2023