Education Savings Account Effort in Iowa

(Guest Post by Matthew Ladner)

The Iowa Alliance for Choice in Education put out the following video to explain their next school choice goal: Education Savings Accounts.

The Iowa choice team has an impressive track record, having passed both individual and scholarship tax credits in the past, and having increased the scholarship tax credits with bipartisan support in recent years. Folks in Iowa have long been proud of their high NAEP scores, but the recent years have not seen a strong record of improvement, and others have passed and closed the gap with them as a result:

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Iowa needs to get moving again, I am excited to see what happens next.

4 Responses to Education Savings Account Effort in Iowa

  1. George Mitchell says:

    excellent graph

    who is the best contact in IA to discuss the backup data?

  2. matthewladner says:

    Dagobah system?

    Er…I mean “backup data?”

  3. […] Reactions are starting to come in including this one from Jay P. Greene’s blog: “Education Savings Account Effort in Iowa“ […]

  4. […] (H/T Matt Ladner via the Jay P. Greene Blog) […]

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