Title II Scholarship for Kids

Over at the Fordham Institute’s Wonk-A-Thon, I propose a twist on Sen. Lamar Alexander’s Title I portability plan — just scrap Title II’s intended purpose (which is an utter failure according to the Department of Education’s own researchers) and make the money go towards no-strings-attached scholarships in a block grant to states.

Seems like a simple solution that politically fits with the current dividing lines and avoids the pitfalls of a new program, the complications of a tax credit, and meets Trump’s $20 billion mark.

Read it here: https://edexcellence.net/articles/title-ii-scholarships-for-kids


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