Speaking at an event in Washington for the release of the Brookings Institution's 2014 Education Choice and Competition Index, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said to "put the money in the kid's backpack."
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February 04, 2015
January 26, 2015
If President Obama's new tax proposal is adopted, families could no longer withdraw money for college expenses from 529 Plans for free.
January 21, 2015
Governor Cuomo proposed raising the cap on charter schools in New York City and creating education tax-credits for private school scholarships.
December 30, 2014
Challengers backed by the state's teachers' union argued that the new law, which loosens eligibility requirements for the state's tax-credit scholarship program, was unconstitutional.
November 11, 2014
The state's tax-credit scholarship programs were created as part of law that has been challenged as unconstitutional.
September 24, 2014
A challenge to a Florida school choice law, backed by its statewide teachers' union, experienced a setback today when a county circuit judge dismissed the case based on lack of standing.
August 28, 2014
New Hampshire's highest court threw out a challenge to tax credits for businesses that contribute to organizations offering tuition scholarships at private schools.
July 15, 2014
The Florida Education Association says it plans to take legal action over a new law expanding the state's tax-credit scholarship program.
June 25, 2014
Florida's new law broadening tax-credit scholarship eligibility to middle-income families is still far less expansive than other states.
June 20, 2014
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has signed into law a bill that will expand the state's tax-credit scholarship program to a larger range of students.