Abby Hayes

Abby has been part of the marketing team at EdChoice since 2015. She lives in Indianapolis with her husband and two kids.

Can I Use a 529 Plan for K–12 Expenses?

529 Tax Plan

If you’ve done much research into how to save for your child’s college education, you’ve probably heard of 529 plans. These plans, created as part of the Small Business Job Protection Act in 1996, were originally meant to give parents a tax-advantaged way to save for college expenses. Parents could get federal income tax benefits […]

Why Shaming School Choice Parents Will Hurt Your Community

School Choice Parents

I find myself this year in the interesting position of kindergarten shopping for my 5-year-old daughter. Besides the expected “I can’t believe she’s this big already” nostalgia, there’s an element of confusion—even angst—as we try to find her best educational fit. This does not stem from a lack of good choices. We have at least […]