Only 22 percent of Missouri ACT test-takers scored “college-ready” in 2016, so it's clear that we have a problem. That’s why Missouri should look at new ways to reform its education system. One solution could be education savings accounts (ESAs). ESA’s are flexible-use savings accounts used solely for education purposes such as school supplies, tutoring, or even private school tuition. Shouldn’t parents have the flexibility to decide what’s best for their kids?