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Bill for $6,500 vouchers creeps toward Georgia House passage
Sen. Greg Dolezal, R-Cumming, speaks in favor of SB 233 in the Senate chambers during crossover day at the Georgia State Capitol on Monday, March 6, 2023, in Atlanta. - photo by Associated Press
Georgia conservatives are getting closer to a long-held goal of broadening state funding for private school tuition and home schooling, with a House committee passing a bill Tuesday that would give $6,500 educational vouchers to students who would otherwise attend low-performing schools.