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School Vouchers for All? Nevada Law Breaks New Ground
6/4/15 | Education Week
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Education Savings Accounts Turn Five Years Old
5/7/15 | Education Next blog
A new Nevada law will allow parents of public school students to take their child’s share of state funding and use it toward tuition or other expenses related to education at a private school, or for homeschooling. The money will be deposited into an education savings account that the parents will control.
Ed Week’s Arianna Prothero notes that the idea for education savings accounts came from the Goldwater Institute, and Arizona was the first testing ground,
Jonathan Butcher of the Goldwater Institute wrote about the growth of education savings accounts in Arizona for the Ed Next blog.