State Rep. Ernie Yarbrough said he was happy to hear Gov. Kay Ivey make school choice a priority for the next regular session.
Alabama Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth calls Senate failure to pass school choice legislation a disappointment as the session comes to an end.
The Alabama Senate will “hopefully” vote on the PRICE Act on Tuesday, according to State Sen. Larry Stutts (R-Tuscumbia).
The Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) is lauding the comprehensive school choice legislation that passed amended out of senate Committee on Wednesday.
If the legislature continues to delay school choice legislation, it’s not because it is too costly or because the program would not improve the quality of education in Alabama’s schools.
This week is pivotal for the PRICE Act, also known as the Parental Rights in Children's Education Act, a school choice bill sponsored by State Sen. Larry Stutts (R-Tuscumbia) in the Alabama Senate.
The PRICE Act would phase in universal educational savings accounts (ESAs) over three years, funded by the state at $6,900 a year.
The Mobile County Republican Party has officially endorsed the recently filed full school choice bill in the Alabama Legislature.