Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., introduced the amendments to the Senate tax bill that could create federal incentives for increasing private school choice.
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November 13, 2017
November 06, 2017
Recent data shows that most Americans are not aware of the savings plans that could be used to expand private school choice in the proposed Republican rewrite of the tax code.
October 19, 2017
The Trump administration wants $1 billion for a new education savings account program for military families living on bases, according to a report from a news and opinion organization run by several high-profile former staffers from President Barack Obama's administration, among others.
September 27, 2017
The GOP's "Unified Framework for Fixing a Broken Tax Code" does not mention any tax credit for donations to groups sponsoring scholarships to private schools.
September 05, 2017
School choice programs the Trump administration wants in next year's budget haven't gotten traction, at least with House lawmakers. But those aren't the only choice plans Congress has before it.
August 15, 2017
An annual survey by an education policy journal found that President Donald Trump polarized the public's views on education issues such as school choice and the Common Core State Standards.
August 02, 2017
School choice supporters could push to allow parents to save for private school the same way many save for college: through 529 plans, which offer tax advantages.
July 27, 2017
Upcoming legislation from an Alabama Democrat is designed to prevent "double-dipping" by donors to state organizations that provide private school scholarships.
July 26, 2017
Rep. Luke Messer was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2012, and has been one of the foremost supporters of choice since then
July 24, 2017
U.S. Reps. Luke Messer and Todd Rokita, both Indiana Republicans, are big fans of school choice and could seek the GOP nomination for Indiana's U.S. Senate seat in 2018.