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Arkansas panel vote advances proposal on tuition; bill lets families withdraw savings

By Michael R. Wickline

This article was originally published February 23, 2018 at 4:30 a.m. Updated February 23, 2018 at 2:40 p.m.

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“This is not a voucher issue. This is not taking money from the state of Arkansas for a student and putting it over to a private school,” Sen. Jason Rapert said Thursday of his proposal to allow taxpayers with 529 college savings plans to use withdrawals for tuition at a public, private or religious elementary or secondary school.

The Legislature's Joint Budget Committee voted Thursday to advance a proposal that would allow taxpayers with 529 college savings plans to use withdrawals for tuition at a public, private or religious elementary or secondary school.

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