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Are Education Savings Accounts the New Private School Vouchers?

Wednesday, September 14, 2016  
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TEPSA attended a press conference Monday hosted by the Coalition for Public Schools.

 

(Austin American-Statesman) Public school supporters want to keep state money out of the pockets of private schools, although the idea — popular among conservatives — is gaining traction months before the legislative session.

Advocates of the so-called school choice movement want the state to give each Texas student who no longer wants to attend public school an education savings account. The student would use the account to pay for other education options, such as private schools, tutors, curriculum for home schooling or college credit courses, giving students more choice in their education, according to proponents. More..


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