education savings account
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School choice bill clears first hurdle in Virginia House

(The Center Square) – A bill backed by Virginia Republican lawmakers to create “Education Success Accounts” to help parents pay for education expenses – including private school tuition –… Read More

January 18, 2023
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Despite proposal to shutter Arizona school choice program, Hobbs doesn’t have authority to do so

(The Center Square) – Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs’ first budget proposal to lawmakers included the dissolution of the state’s new program allowing parents to spend some tax dollars tied to… Read More

January 18, 2023
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Idaho legislators draft legislation for school choice savings plan

Idaho legislators drafted a bill that would create education savings accounts (ESAs), giving parents up to $6,000 in scholarship money for education expenses. “This gives parents flexibility and… Read More

January 17, 2023
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Arizona governor’s plan to undo nation’s largest school choice program will harm students, advocates say

(Daily Caller) – Newly-elected Democratic Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs’ plan to undo the nation’s most expansive school choice program could affect thousands of students and families who are already utilizing… Read More

January 17, 2023
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Nearly 1,000 families applied, 350 accepted into Tennessee’s pilot educational savings account plan

(The Center Square) – Tennessee has seen nearly 1,000 families apply and more than 350 have been accepted into the state’s pilot educational savings account program. The… Read More

October 13, 2022
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Number of students participating in New Hampshire Education Freedom Accounts doubles in program’s second year

(reimaginED) – New Hampshire’s education savings account program, hailed by school choice advocates for dramatically expanding education choice options in the state, continues to be popular with families seeking the… Read More

September 15, 2022
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In wake of learning loss, Ohio should increase schooling options and resources to parents, according to policy report

(reimaginED) – A new policy report from an Ohio-based independent research and educational institute offers commonsense solutions for improving K-12 academic outcomes in the state, all of which center on… Read More

September 13, 2022
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Judicial panel rules that Tennessee education savings account program can move forward

(The Center Square) – A Tennessee trial court ruled Friday that Tennessee’s Education Scholarship Program can move forward. A three-judge panel heard arguments earlier in the day from… Read More

August 8, 2022
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Former MMA fighter to cover tuition for his students who lost Hope Scholarships after judge’s ruling in WV

(reimaginED) – A retired professional wrestler from Miami is poised to prove that innovation and compassion are worthy opponents to a court battle playing out in West Virginia over one… Read More

July 25, 2022
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Tennessee launches education savings account program in Davidson, Shelby counties

(The Center Square) – Tennessee has launched its Educational Savings Account program, which applies to students in both Memphis and Nashville schools. The ESA program began with legislation passed in… Read More

July 22, 2022
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State officials seek respite for West Virginia families impacted by circuit court ruling on education savings accounts

(reimaginED) – Unwilling to leave more than 3,000 families in limbo when school begins next month, West Virginia state officials are asking an appeals court to let the Hope Scholarship… Read More

July 21, 2022
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Education savings account bills dead as Louisiana lawmakers decide not to reconvene for veto session

(The Center Square) — Louisiana legislative leaders have officially called off a veto override session for 2022, leaving in place the governor’s rejection of proposals to boost school choice, improve… Read More

July 14, 2022
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Tennessee Supreme Court denies Nashville’s request to reconsider school voucher program

(The Center Square) – Tennessee’s Supreme Court will not reconsider its prior ruling on an educational savings plan in Nashville and Memphis. On June 1, Nashville had filed a request… Read More

June 14, 2022
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Louisiana Senate Education Committee approves two education savings account bills

(The Center Square) – Two bills to create Education Savings Accounts students can use for educational expenses outside the public school system cleared the Louisiana Senate Education Committee this week. Read More

May 31, 2022
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Tennessee Supreme Court rules in favor of education savings account program

(The Center Square) – Tennessee’s Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that an education savings account program passed by the General Assembly in 2019 was constitutional. The program,… Read More

May 19, 2022
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A parent’s story: An education savings account made all the difference for my son

(reimaginED) – When my child started kindergarten, I noticed he did some things differently from his classmates. He didn’t like to communicate with them, or with his teachers. He hid… Read More

April 19, 2022