Welcome to Iowa ACE
Iowa Alliance for Choice in Education (Iowa ACE) is the voice for school choice in the state of Iowa. We are a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to expanding school choice options in Iowa. Our mission is to promote educational choice for the benefit of Iowa’s children, so that all children and parents in Iowa can access and afford their school of choice.
Legislative Update – The Students First Act creating ESAs is now law! Visit our LEGISLATION page for up-to-date information.
Education Celebration 2023 – Join us on Wednesday, March 1st for our annual Education Celebration at the Iowa State Capitol! Rally at 11am in the first floor rotunda with speakers Governor Kim Reynolds, Attorney General Brenna Bird and the School Choice Boyz. Visit with your legislators throughout the day.
529 Savings Accounts may be used to pay K-12 tuition. Iowa taxpayers who contribute to 529s may deduct up to $3,785 per beneficiary account for tax year 2023. Click 529 Plan Information Updated 1.18.23 for details on contributions and using 529 funds for education expenses.
Iowa taxpayers may also deduct up to $3,522 in contributions from their adjusted gross income for 2022 up to the tax deadline of May 1, 2023. Always consult your tax adviser with any questions.