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Peter Greene on the GOP Plan to Create a 529 Account for K-12 Private Schools; Diane Ravitch

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'All sorts of goodies are tucked away in the GOP tax reform proposal for their base. One of them is a tax plan to put money away tax-free to pay for private school tuition. This is modeled on the current 529 plan, which enables people to save for college tuition. The special treat in the new GOP Proposal is that families can put money away for the “unborn,” thus inserting the language of the anti-abortion groups into federal legislation and recognizing that a fetus is a person. The irony is that these groups are ambivalent about the word “choice.” They favor school choice, but oppose a woman’s choice to have an abortion. Peter Greene explains it here.'

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