Akia McNeary

Akia McNeary lives in Florence, Kentucky, with her husband and three school-age children. Her 11-year-old was at first ahead of his peers at his local public school, but his education declined and he had behavioral issues as a result of the lack of attention the school gave him. Akia plans to use the EOA program to give her children the best education specifically for them.

  • June 9, 2021    |   Educational Choice

    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 behalf of two Kentucky parents, Akia McNeary and Nancy Deaton, who intend to use the…

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