New Groups Eligible for ESAs in Arizona
Created on July 26, 2013
Education Savings Accounts in Arizona
In 2013, three new categories of students became eligible for education savings accounts (ESAs) in Arizona, raising the total number of eligible students by nearly 100,000. ... More than 200,000 students in Arizona are now eligible for the accounts.
NUMBER OF STUDENTS ELIGIBLE
Adopted and foster children: 1,200*
Children in military families: 11,500
Children in failing schools: 87,000
Children with special needs: 125,000
Source: Jonathan Butcher, “Education Savings Accounts: A Path to Give All Children an Effective Education and Prepare Them for Life,” Goldwater Institute Policy Report No. 253, October 30, 2012, http://goldwaterinstitute.org/sites/default/files/ PR253ESAsPathToAllChildren_0.pdf (accessed June 18, 2013).
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