Parent asking to intervene in case over Accountability Act


A Mobile mother is going to court to protect the Alabama Accountability Act. {}She says the private school tax credits allow her sixth-grade son to avoid a failing public school.Tequila Rogers and a Montgomery couple are asking a judge to let them intervene in a lawsuit over the Act. {}The suit was filed by the Alabama Education Association. {}The parents say they will side with state leaders who support the law.The Accountability Act{}provides tax credits of about $3,500 per year for parents who move their child from a failing public school to a participating private school. More than 50 students have used the law to transfer.Rogers says that credit allows her to afford a school that costs about $4,200 every year.