(ATLANTA, GA) – Last week, The LIBRE Initiative-Georgia’s Community Engagement Director, David Casas, testified in Georgia’s Education Committee in favor of House Bill (HB) 60, the Georgia Educational Scholarship Act, to empower families with more educational options.
HB 60 would create educational scholarships to allow eligible families to access a portion of the education dollars that the state has allocated for their child and spend it on qualified educational expenses, while requiring annual testing of participating students and an annual report on the program.
Watch his testimony here.
From David Casas’ testimony:
“…for Latino families, educational choice is a top priority. These kids are hurting are having a tough time. HB 60 is a bill that fundamentally it’s giving the right to the one that is more interested in the education of their child, that’s the parents…”