How Education Freedom Scholarship Can Supplement Educational Choices

By: Scott Walker
Washington Times
4/11/2019
Now, the federal government is joining the fight. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is working with lawmakers on legislation to create Education Freedom Scholarships. The program will provide for a $5 billion annual federal tax credit for voluntary donations to state-based scholarship programs.

A First Step Toward Fixing Education

By: Jeanne Allen
Washington Examiner
3/14/2019
Last month, federal lawmakers unveiled the Education Freedom Scholarships and Opportunity Act, which would expand federal support for innovation, opportunity, and access to high-quality education for students across the country.

DeVos Scholarships Would Give Control to Parents, not Bureaucrats

By: Quin Hillyer
Washington Examiner
3/14/2019
It was surprising to learn, from Nat Malkus of the American Enterprise Institute, that some opposition is brewing from the Right against a new scholarship plan proposed by U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. One must assume that conservatives who oppose the plan must not understand it.

School Choice for All?

By: Max Eden
City Journal
3/12/2019
A proposal to offer federal tax credits for contribution to public and private school could gain traction.

Three cheers for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

By: Star Parker
Brunswick News
3/11/2019
Surely, Secretary DeVos’ new initiative, the Education Freedom Scholarships and Opportunity Act, which has been introduced in the Senate by Sen. Ted Cruz and in the House by Rep. Bradley Byrne, has the teachers unions on edge.

DeVos’ Tax-Credit Scholarship Proposal Deserves Serious Consideration

By: Nat Malkus
Real Clear Education
3/8/2019
Introduced last week by DeVos, along with Representative Bradley Byrne (R-AL) and Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), Education Freedom Scholarships (EFS) would provide $5 billion in dollar-for-dollar federal tax credits to individuals and businesses who contribute to state-approved scholarship granting organizations (SGOs).