10/26/23: Area Happenings & Accomplishments
October 26, 2023
Students First ESA applications for 2023-24 closed; 18,893 apps OK'd
The Iowa Department of Education last week announced that 18,893 Students First education savings accounts (ESAs) were approved by the Sept. 30 program close date. ESA accounts for applicants who did not meet this deadline are closed for the school year and the funds will remain in the state's general fund.
Out of all ESA applications submitted by the June 30 application deadline, 5,927 applications were denied based on not meeting residency or household income requirements. Another 4,792 applications were closed, primar...