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Trump, Stitt both support tax-credit scholarships

President Donald Trump urged Congress to advance a federal tax-credit scholarship program during his State of the Union address Tuesday evening, just one day after Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt urged state lawmakers to expand Oklahoma’s version of the same program. Trump told assembled members of Congress that the “next step forward in building an inclusive society is making sure that every young American gets a great education and the opportunity to achieve the American dream. Yet, for too long, countless American children…

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  • February 10, 2020

Stitt gives strong support to tax-credit scholarship program

When her son, Sincere, attended public school in Tulsa, Alegra Williams recalls he was receiving Cs and Ds, “more Ds than Cs.” “I thought he had a learning disability,” she said. Williams had her son tested, and school officials soon placed him on an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) for children with learning challenges. Then, thanks to Oklahoma’s tax-credit scholarship program, the next year she was able to send Sincere to Crossover Preparatory Academy, a private school in north Tulsa that…

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  • February 10, 2020
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