Sunday, January 31, 2016

The Oklahoman says ESAs beneficial

"Another way to improve education for many Oklahomans, even in a tough budget year, would be to pass Education Savings Accounts," the state's largest newspaper editorializes today.
With an ESA, parents would be able to take a portion of the per-pupil funding already allocated for their children and use it for private school tuition if a child's needs are not being met at a geographically assigned public school. While most families would still opt for their local public school, one size does not fit all, and there are many instances where a child who struggled in one environment thrives in another. ESAs can ensure more students get a quality education without increased funding in a tough budget year. 

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