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Arif Panju

Managing attorney, Institute for Justice


Arif Panju is the managing attorney for the Institute for Justice’s Texas office.

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Education savings accounts for special-needs students in Texas are constitutional

The proposed ESA program in House Bill 21 recognizes that there is no one-size-fits-all-approach to educating students. If it is enacted, parents would have the option of using money deposited in their ESA to pay for tuition at accredited private schools, tutoring, special-education therapies, homeschool curriculum, online courses or any combination of those options.