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NPE Action Warns: Stop This New Federal Voucher Program Now

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There is a very large Federal program called Impact Aid, designed to provide money to districts affected by federal military facilities, which puts a strain on the budgets of those districts. Some Republican Senators are proposing to convert Impact Aid into vouchers, removing funding from the “impacted” districts and schools. NPE Action . We need you to stand up for public schools. Right now there are two voucher bills, both referred to as the Military Education Savings Accounts Act (HR 5199/ S. 2517) in the House and the Senate. Both bills would siphon off the Impact Aid public school districts get in order to fund an Education Savings Account (ESA) program that would allow some students to use a voucher to attend a private school.This bill will move quickly so send your email here today.Here is the link 

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