If signed into law by the governor, parents will be able to use the per-pupil funding earmarked for their child toward tuition or other expenses at nonpublic schools.
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June 01, 2015
April 17, 2015
The parents of 500 Mississippi special needs students will receive $6,500 to pay for their children's education, including therapy, tutors and even private school tuition.
April 07, 2015
The program, proposed by the Governor, grants tax-credits to businesses for donations they make to support scholarships for students to use toward private school tuition.
April 01, 2015
The policy brief from Indiana University's Center for Evaluation and Education Policy examines general education vouchers in Indiana, Louisiana, Wisconsin, and Ohio.
March 26, 2015
The proposal would allow any of the state's students covered under the IDEA to use state and local funds for private education, including college courses.
March 17, 2015
Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice's policy expert Leslie Hiner weighs in on what's cooking in state legislatures.
March 13, 2015
This week in the Charters & Choice news roundup: While former NBA star Allan Houston pushes for vouchers in Tennessee, Arizona and Florida pilot a radical new kind of choice program.
March 03, 2015
The voucher program, which provides low-income students with up to $12,000 for use at private schools, is no stranger to testy funding battles.
February 24, 2015
Two new reports detail the exponential growth of the state's school voucher program.
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."