With public schools in Virginia failing to offer in-person classes five days a week, a majority of residents support measures for the state to provide financial support for parents who have opted to enroll their students in alternative education systems, according to a poll released this week. The poll, conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling and Strategy, found that 61% of registered voters would support giving parents a portion of the state’s K-12 funding to use for home, virtual or private education if public schools remain closed for in-person classes.
Nathan Brinkman, a father of two school-aged kids in Arlington County, was recently on WMAL to discuss the latest threat to educational freedom here in Virginia. Delegate David L. Bulova (D-Fairfax) has introduced a bill that would abolish the Commonwealth’s Education Improvement Scholarships Tax Credit (EISTC)
Virginia’s only private school choice program, Education Improvement Scholarships Tax Credits (EISTC), is under threat from an elected official. Delegate David L. Bulova (D-37) has authored a bill to abolish it