Bill would help low income students attend private schools
January 27, 2021
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers are considering a proposal to expand a program that uses tax credits to help low-income students attend private schools.
Supporters of the bill told House and Senate committees Tuesday the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the disparity between private schools, which are mostly operating with in-person classes, and public schools, which are offering online or hybrid education, The Wichita Eagle reported.
"The haves were able to put their kids in a full time school where they could afford to pay for it, the have nots were stuck," said Rep. Brenda Lan...