The Iowa Senate has advanced SSB 3206: The Iowa Student Opportunity Act. This legislation would create an Education Savings Account (ESA) program here in Iowa.
ESAs are an effective tool to provide parents the power to choose the school, public or non-public, that they believe will best meet their child’s needs.
Opponents to an ESA program like to say school choice proposals will somehow damage the public school system. These claims are simply untrue. School choice is not a zero-sum game: Iowa can have great public and non-public schools at the same time.
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