API Senior Fellow Rachel Blackmon Bryars recently joined Fred Holland on 105.3 and 1450 WTKI Talk Huntsville to tackle four of the biggest myths surrounding the Alabama Accountability Act and the tax-credit scholarships that help low-income students transfer into a different school:

— Myth #1: Scholarships steal money from public schools

— Myth #2: Even high performing schools that don’t have any students transferring out on scholarship still “lose money”

— Myth #3: A University of Alabama study proves school choice doesn’t work

— Myth #4: The program should be repealed because not all scholarship recipients are zoned for failing schools

LISTEN to the 9 min segment here:


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