McCain Introduces Bill To Expand School Choice To Tribal Kids

Published: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 3:06pm
Updated: Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 8:25am

U.S. Sen. John McCain is hoping to expand the school-choice movement in Indian country. On Tuesday, he and Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford introduced a bill that would give students enrolled in Bureau of Indian Education schools an education savings account that can used for things like private-school tuition.

KJZZ's Carrie Jung has been covering has been covering this federal school system for the last few years and she joins us now.

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