Keysha Newell

Keysha Newell is the mother of two children, one in elementary school and the other in preschool. Newell’s daughter is currently enrolled in a private school using a scholarship from the Scholarship Program. While in public school, she struggled to develop her social and interpersonal abilities, but she has thrived at a local Montessori school. Based on that experience, Newell also plans to enroll her youngest child—who has a learning disability—in a private school. But without additional funding, the Scholarship Program may not have the funds to provide her youngest with a scholarship.

  • August 15, 2019    |   Educational Choice

    Nevada Tax Credit Scholarships

    Nevada’s Legislature ignores the state’s Constitution to reduce support for educational choice

    To ensure that students of every background have the educational opportunity they need to succeed, the state established the Nevada Educational Choice Scholarship Program, a need-based program funded by private donations incentivized by tax credits. Families looking for just the right school for their children—but for whom private school is a financial impossibility—have the option…

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