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Plan to let parents use tax money for private school clears committee

A key House committee approved a plan Monday to let parents use state tax money to pay for private school tuition or home-schooling.

The House Ways & Means Committee voted largely along party lines for House Bill 243 by Rep. Mark Hamilton, R-Cumming, which would let parents take what the state now pays for a child's public school education and put it into a “savings account.” That $3,500 to $5,000 annually, Hamilton said, could be used to pay for private school tuition or other alternatives to public schooling.

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