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The Invest in Kids Act (Guest: Alissa McCurley-Vogel)

March 13, 2019

Learn what the Invest in Kids Act is, how it works, and the demographics of the students who received scholarships, hint, it’s not the well-off suburbanite.

Learn what the Invest in Kids Act is, how it works, and the demographics of the students who received scholarships, hint, it’s not the well-off suburbanite. Alissa shares stories of some of the recipients along with statistics on who donated, another hint, it was not the rich trying to avoid taxes.

Alissa discusses the efforts by Governor Pritzker and the legislature attempting to end the program and how this will be devastating to so many families who have hope of a better education.

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Lennie Jarratt is the project manager for the Center for Transforming Education at The Heartland Institute.
ljarratt@heartland.org @LennieJarratt