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What you need to know about education savings accounts, the voucher-like program championed by Gov. Greg Abbott

Texas is the latest state to pitch a version of the program, which lets parents who opt out of their local school districts use tax dollars to pay for private schooling.

Isabel Suarez works on homework prior to the start of the school day from her home in Pflugerville on Dec 9, 2020.

What is an education savings account?

Why is it called a “school choice” program?

Where else do they exist?

Is “school choice” a new idea in Texas?

Why are education savings accounts back?

What can we expect at the Texas Legislature?

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