Arise legislative update: Legislature passes Accountability Act changes to increase corporation donation value, revise 'failing school' definition

Alabama lawmakers gave swift approval Thursday to a bill that would redefine "failing schools" and boost the tax savings for corporations that donate to scholarship funds under the Alabama Accountability Act. The changes to the law, which will subsidize private school tuition for some K-12 students, cleared the House and Senate in hours after supporters quickly shut down debate. This legislative update highlights the bill's numerous provisions and the tenor of the brief debate over it.

Read ACPP policy analyst Chris Sanders' legislative update here.

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