A Senate committee on Wednesday voted down school-choice legislation that would have provided tax credits for schoolchildren enrolled in private schools or home schools.
The Senate tax committee voted down the legislation 6-4 with a coalition of Democrats and Republicans joining together to oppose the bill, which had an estimated price tag of about $128 million a year.
The bill would have extended a tax credit equal to the amount of state base aid per student - $4,846 this year - for children enrolled in accredited . . .