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Akia McNeary

Akia McNeary has three school-aged children. One attends public school. Another attends a private school on a scholarship after struggling in public school. The youngest is beginning kindergarten this year, and although Akia knows the private school is the best option for her, Akia and her husband cannot afford the tuition without assistance. Akia’s family is eligible for Kentucky’s EOA program, and she hopes to use EOAs to provide college dual-enrollment courses for her public-school child and to pay private-school tuition for her two younger children.

  • June 9, 2021    |   Educational Choice

    Kentucky School Choice

    Kentucky Families Fight to Defend the State’s Bold New School Choice Program 

    Until 2021, Kentucky was in the minority of states without an educational choice program. Then, in March 2021, Kentucky enacted the Education Opportunity Account Program: an expansive program to gives thousands of low- and middle-income families in Kentucky greater educational choice as early as the 2021-22 school year. The Institute for Justice is intervening on…

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