Are private schools poised to benefit at the expense of low-income students, thanks to the GOP tax bill? One supporter of school choice says yes.
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December 20, 2017
December 02, 2017
The Senate's version of a tax overhaul package contains potential changes for how teachers do their taxes, for state and local education funding, and other issues related to schools.
November 30, 2017
If lawmakers don't take some kind of action by Dec. 8, major parts of the government—including the U.S. Department of Education—will grind to a halt.
November 27, 2017
A provision of the House and Senate tax bills involving tax-free bonds could make it harder for school districts to pay off long-term debt.
November 16, 2017
Tax cuts proposed by both the House and Senate would be financed by deficit spending that some advocates say could lead to pressure to cut K-12 funding. But not everyone agrees.
November 09, 2017
A national teachers' union says the House bill would jeopardize nearly $250 billion in education funding over the next decade, but the Senate bill could put even more pressure on revenue for schools.
November 02, 2017
The bill would let families use up to $10,000 from 529 college savings plans for K-12 expenses, including private school tuition, but would scrap state and local income and sales tax deductions.
October 10, 2017
Education insiders surveyed by a consulting group don't expect the Trump administration will get its budget cuts or enact its school choice proposals.
September 28, 2017
The Republican framework for tax reform reportedly calls for the elimination of the state and local deduction available to taxpayers.
September 14, 2017
House lawmakers voted to boost funding for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program by $100 million during debate over the House education funding bill for the next fiscal year.