News: Education

Governor Signs Education Bill

Governor Signs Education Bill

On Tuesday, May 7, Governor Parson signed SB 727 into law. The bill expands Missouri’s K-12 tax scholarship program, MOScholars, statewide. Currently, the program is only available in charter counties and cities with at least 30,000 residents. The program, established...

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Action Alert—Urge House to Pass SB 727

Action Alert—Urge House to Pass SB 727

(MO Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Program) SB 727, an education reform bill, is currently on the House informal calendar for debate. SB 727 would, among other things, expand our “Missouri Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Program” (ESA), which creates a tax credit...

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Urge the U.S. Senate to Strengthen Child Tax Credit

Urge the U.S. Senate to Strengthen Child Tax Credit

As we approach the tax filing deadline, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is asking citizens to urge the Senate to advance an improved Child Tax Credit that prioritizes the poorest children, so its benefits can be targeted to those who need them...

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