SB578, the scholarship bill, is being brought back up by the House of Representatives. It was voted down last night, but now it’s being reconsidered.
Call your representative immediately at 501-682-6211! Ask him or her to vote FOR SB578, the home school scholarship bill.
Last night at 7:30 pm, the Arkansas House of Representatives killed a bill that would have allowed home school students to compete fairly for the Governor’s Distinguished Scholar scholarships.
SB578 was a bill that both the Education Alliance and the Department of Higher Education agreed upon. It was a non-controversial solution to a major problem: Overwhelmingly-qualified home schoolers being denied their scholarships.