Education savings accounts would let Tennessee parents customize a child’s academic life

By  and , Guest Columnist Published: March 02, 2019 3:11 PM CT
Guest Columnist

Dolores Gresham

Guest Columnist

Justin Owen

Justin Owen is president and CEO of the Beacon Center, a nonprofit, public-policy think tank based in Nashville.

Tennessee spends nearly $11,000 on each student’s education annually. With ESAs, parents could direct a portion of their child’s funding to the schools and programs they choose, including homeschooling, private and online schools, as well as traditional public schools.

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Education Savings Accounts School choice

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