The bill would create scholarships worth up to $6,000 each for students to put towards the cost of attending private school. That's about three-quarters of what the state spends per student on public schools.
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April 21, 2015
March 03, 2015
The Alabama Accountability Act allows people and businesses to claim tax credits for donations to scholarships for students to use toward private school tuition.
February 04, 2015
Speaking at an event in Washington for the release of the Brookings Institution's 2014 Education Choice and Competition Index, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said to "put the money in the kid's backpack."
January 21, 2015
Governor Cuomo proposed raising the cap on charter schools in New York City and creating education tax-credits for private school scholarships.
December 30, 2014
Challengers backed by the state's teachers' union argued that the new law, which loosens eligibility requirements for the state's tax-credit scholarship program, was unconstitutional.
November 11, 2014
The state's tax-credit scholarship programs were created as part of law that has been challenged as unconstitutional.
September 24, 2014
A challenge to a Florida school choice law, backed by its statewide teachers' union, experienced a setback today when a county circuit judge dismissed the case based on lack of standing.
July 15, 2014
The Florida Education Association says it plans to take legal action over a new law expanding the state's tax-credit scholarship program.
June 25, 2014
Florida's new law broadening tax-credit scholarship eligibility to middle-income families is still far less expansive than other states.
June 20, 2014
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has signed into law a bill that will expand the state's tax-credit scholarship program to a larger range of students.