WFIS News

Updates on our Legislative, Policy and Committee work

US Department of Ed Unveils “Education Freedom Scholarships” Proposal for School Choice

The EFSOA will authorize up to $5 billion per year for the tax credits, but would not, according to the bill’s supporters, establish a federal program. Rather, the proposal would leave participation up to the states, and participating states would set the rules for how their programs would operate.

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Chelle Downey-Magee, the WFIS Representative on ELAC, shares her recap of the February meeting.

Though virtual, the February 5 Early Learning Advisory Council, meeting was typical in presenters and topics covered. The scheduling of a virtual meeting was quite fortuitous, as it occurred on the second consecutive no-school-snow-day in our district and provided a welcome distraction and excuse not to shovel snow off the sidewalk.

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