Although some in the state legislature are selling Nevada’s new education savings account program as a benefit for low-income students, many Washoe County families don't see it as a realistic option for them.
I wanted to see if parents and students at Reno's low-income public schools had heard of the ESA program, and what they thought of it. So I hit the streets just as school was letting out.
“Have you heard about the Education Savings Account program in Nevada?”
“No, sorry me no.”
“Have you heard about the Education Savings Account program?”