Proposed ‘education savings account’ will be costly for taxpayers and benefit affluent city dwellers

Georgia taxpayers could soon be funding private schools to the tune of nearly $1 billion a year or more, disproportionately benefiting well-off families in urban areas. An “education savings account” program would cost only about $39 million in its first year, but would balloon to an estimated $710 million in its third year, according to an analysis of the proposal by the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute. Read the full article on the Athens Banner-Herald.

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