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‘ESAs are merely a Band-Aid’: Arizona education advocates oppose bill to expand school vouchers

Senate Bill 1452 allows all children attending schools with a high percentage of low-income families or who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches to be eligible for the state’s empowerment scholarship account program. The proposed legislation was approved in a party-line vote 16-14 by on Monday, Feb. 18, with Republicans voting in favor, and now heads to the Arizona House. Adobe stock photo

Senate Bill 1452 allows all children attending schools with a high percentage of low-income families or who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches to be eligible for the state’s empowerment scholarship account program. The proposed legislation was approved in a party-line vote 16-14 by on Monday, Feb. 18, with Republicans voting in favor, and now heads to the Arizona House. Adobe stock photo

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