Education Savings Accounts/Empowerment Scholarship Accounts (ESAs)

ESAs are simply vouchers by another name. Rather than giving the taxpayer funds directly to the private school like traditional vouchers, the government deposits taxpayer funds into an "education savings account" that the parents can use for various educational purposes, including tuition at private, religious schools. The result is the same: they divert desperately-needed federal resources away from the public school system to private schools. 

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NCPE Statement: Opposing Creation of an Education Savings Account Program for Military-connected Students

Military Officers Association of America: ESAs for Military Families: Too Good to Be True

Army Times: Military School Choice Plan a 'Bad Deal' for Families

National Military Family Association: School Vouchers are Not the Answer

The Arizona Republic: Why Arizona Officials Don't Know Which Private Schools Benefit from Expanding Voucher Program

NCPE Letter to the Senate Opposing the Native American Education Opportunity Act

Explanation of Types of Vouchers