The Rhode Island House Finance Committee heard testimony this week on the bipartisan plan to enact education savings account legislation. H5790, sponsored by Representative Raymond Hull (D – Providence), would offer Bright Today educational scholarship accounts for all Rhode Island families. The Senate version of the bill, S0607, was heard last week in committee. Witnesses for both bills explained the importance of educational choice and the potential fiscal savings to school districts if the legislation is enacted. In January, Agudath Israel of America’s Rabbi A. D. Motzen spoke in the State House rotunda about the need to enact school choice legislation in Rhode Island. To learn more, go to