(Guest Post by Lindsey Burke)
Thousands of families in Florida have applied for a Personal Learning Scholarship Account (PLSA) for their children. Step Up for Students received 1,200 PLSA applications in under a week, and according to Step Up’s Patrick Gibbons, Florida parents had started 2,050 applications as of August 5th. Enrollment in Arizona’s Empower Scholarship Account program has nearly doubled from last year to this year, to about 1,300 students.
School choice is a rising tide that lifts all boats. It looks like with school choice 2.0 – education savings accounts – You’re gonna need a bigger boat.