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Republican tax bill furthers DeVos' push for school choice


November 5, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' school-choice agenda is getting a bit of a boost from the Republican tax bill, which would allow parents to use education savings accounts to pay tuition at private elementary and secondary schools.

Yet some conservative groups favoring school choice say the tax bill doesn't help low-income families.

Expanding school choice — access to charter, private and other options besides neighborhood schools — has been a top priority of the Trump administration and DeVos, who has spent decades working on that front in her home state of Michigan...

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