In this photo released Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 by the Institute For Justice, Tequila Rogers, left, a school child parent from Mobile, Ala., talks with reporters in Montgomery, Ala. about the Alabama Accountability Act. Rogers and a Montgomery couple are asking a judge to let them intervene in a lawsuit filed by the Alabama Education Association that challenges the act. The parents want to side with state officials who support the law. Institute for Justice attorneys Arif Panju, center, and Dick Komer, right, are also pictured.
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published Friday, October 11th, 2013
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A Mobile mom trying to protect Alabama's private school tax credits said the money is allowing her sixth-grade son to avoid a failing public school and allowing her to make a choice that would have been unaffordable.