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Tag: Education Savings Account

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National school choice advocate Corey DeAngelis praises CHOOSE Act — 'A rising tide that lifts all boats'

Corey DeAngelis, a self-described school choice “evangelist,” sat down with 1819 News CEO Bryan Dawson on a recent episode of “1819 News: The Podcast” to give a history of the school choice movement and put to rest fears that it could negatively impact public schools.

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House Democrats push back against school choice proposals as legislative session draws near

As the 2024 legislative session creeps closer, school choice is lining up to be one of the more contentious subjects debated by lawmakers once the session begins in February.

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RSA's Bronner: Parents can’t be trusted with school choice voucher programs

Retirement Systems of Alabama CEO David Bronner advocated against education voucher programs in the RSA’s most recent newsletter, suggesting parents receiving vouchers for their children’s education can’t be trusted to spend that money responsibly.

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RSA's Bronner critical of education savings accounts despite having sent children to elite private school

CEO of the Retirement Systems of Alabama David Bronner recently leveraged the RSA’s newsletter to advocate against education savings accounts, which he claimed would jeopardize public schools and leave private schools unaccountable.

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RSA's David Bronner urges lawmakers to reject education savings accounts — 'An extreme version of school choice'

Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) CEO David Bronner is warning state legislatures against developing education savings accounts, saying it could cut the State Education Fund's revenue by $1 billion annually.

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Lauren DeMoss Benson: It’s about time the Alabama Legislature took school choice seriously

We have yet to see the details of how this ESA bill that Ivey is so confident about will play out, but it is definitely a glimmer of hope on Alabama’s education horizon and a long-awaited step forward for our children’s future.

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What could education savings accounts look like with Ivey's pledge to make school choice a priority in 2024?

According to Gov. Kay Ivey, school choice in Alabama in the form of education savings accounts is in the works for the 2024 legislative session, but details of what that will look like are scant.