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Illinois - EdChoice

Dec 01, 2014  · Email our Director of Policy Jason Bedrick at [email protected] If you have specific questions about crafting fiscal notes, please email our Director of Fiscal Policy and Analysis at [email protected] Illinois Private School Regulations. (Last Updated December 1, 2014) Private Schools. Accreditation, Registration, Licensing, and Recognition.

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Home - EdChoice

We're a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan organization committed to understanding and pursuing a K–12 education system that empowers every family to choose the schooling environment that fits their children’s needs best.

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Pennsylvania - EdChoice

Jul 10, 2013  · The program establishes household income caps. For the 2012-13 school year, the maximum scholarship award available to non-special education students is $8,500 and the maximum for a special education student is $15,000. And, starting July 1, 2014, those amounts will increase to account for inflation.

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Engage - EdChoice

Sep 20, 2021  · The Top 10 Findings from EdChoice’s 2021 Schooling in America Survey. Since 2013, we’ve surveyed the American public and school parents about the state of K–12 education, their schooling preferences and educational choice policies. John Kristof. Published Sep 2, 2021.

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Maryland - EdChoice

Jun 03, 2014  · The Maryland chapter of the Council for American Private Education (CAPE) works to preserve and promote educational pluralism so that parents have a choice in the schooling of their children. They provide educational resources and a collective voice for Maryland’s nonpublic school community. Website.

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Mississippi - EdChoice

Jul 12, 2013  · School Choice in Mississippi. Mississippi offers K–12 students and their families several types of school choice, including three private school choice programs, charter schools, magnet schools, home schooling and inter-district public school choice via an open enrollment policy.

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Arizona - EdChoice

Jul 31, 2012  · Arizona has five private school choice programs: one education savings account (ESA) program and four tax-credit scholarship programs. The ESA program allows parents to customize their child’s education, which can include private school tuition as well as tutoring, online learning, educational therapy and more.

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Tennessee - EdChoice

Dec 30, 2016  · School Choice in Tennessee. Tennessee offers K–12 students and their families several types of school choice, including two private school choice programs, charter schools, magnet schools, home schooling and inter-district and intra-district public school choice via an open enrollment policy.

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Georgia - EdChoice

Nov 10, 2016  · Georgia offers K–12 students and their families several types of school choice, including two private school choice programs, charter schools, magnet schools, home schooling and inter-and intra-district public school choice via open enrollment policies. Explore Other States.

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Massachusetts - EdChoice

Nov 16, 2016  · Massachusetts provides K–12 students and their families some school choice, including charter schools, magnet schools, home schooling and inter- and intra-district public school choice via open enrollment. Massachusetts does not a private school …

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South Carolina - EdChoice

Aug 18, 2016  · An individual can receive a tax credit either for a donation to a scholarship funding organization that awards scholarships to attend an eligible independent school or for up to $10,000 used for tuition at an eligible independent school per eligible …

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Texas - EdChoice

Jan 25, 2017  · Texas Code of Criminal Procedure §§63.019 through 63.022. It is a criminal offense to possess or consume alcoholic beverages on a public street, alley, or sidewalk within 1,000 feet of a facility that the person knows is a private school offering …

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Missouri Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Program - EdChoice

The Missouri Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Program is a tax-credit education savings account (ESA) that allows eligible parents to receive a portion of state funding to pay for tuition at the school of their choice, as well as other educational expenses such as tutoring, educational therapies, individual classes and extracurricular programs.

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Robert C. Enlow: President and CEO - EdChoice

Robert C. Enlow. President and CEO. [email protected]edchoice.org. Robert C. Enlow is the president and CEO of EdChoice. Before the establishment of EdChoice in 2016, Robert was an integral part of the Milton and Rose Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice from its founding in 1996. He served as fundraiser, projects coordinator, vice president and ...

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Missouri - EdChoice

Apr 23, 2013  · Missouri. Missouri provides K–12 students and their families several types of school choice, including one tax-credit education savings account program, charter schools, magnet schools, homeschooling and public school choice via open enrollment. Explore Other States.

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Louisiana - EdChoice

Nov 15, 2012  · School Choice in Louisiana. Louisiana offers K–12 students and their families several types of school choice, including four private school choice programs, charter schools, magnet schools, home schooling and inter-and intra-district public school choice via open enrollment policies.

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Vermont - Town Tuitioning Program - EdChoice

Vermont’s Town Tuitioning Program was launched in 1869, making it the oldest school choice program. The school voucher program provides educational options for students whose towns do not have public schools. The sending town pays school tuition directly to the “receiving” school, which can be any public or private, non-religious school ...

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School Choice in America Dashboard - EdChoice

Want to learn more about school choice, including which states have which programs? You'll find what you need in our School Choice in America Dashboard.

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Montana - EdChoice

Jun 05, 2013  · Email our Director of Policy Jason Bedrick at [email protected]edchoice.org. If you have specific questions about crafting fiscal notes, please email our Director of Fiscal Policy and Analysis at [email protected]edchoice.org. Montana Private School Regulations. (Last Updated June 5, 2013) Private Schools. Accreditation, Registration, Licensing, and Approval.

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Can I Use a 529 Plan for K–12 Expenses? - EdChoice

Mar 28, 2019  · If you’ve done much research into how to save for your child’s college education, you’ve probably heard of 529 plans. These plans, created as part of the Small Business Job Protection Act in 1996, were originally meant to give parents a tax-advantaged way to save for college expenses.Parents could get federal income tax benefits as long as they used the money for certain qualified ...

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District of Columbia - Opportunity Scholarship Program

Launched 2004. The District of Columbia’s Opportunity Scholarship Program provides vouchers to low-income parents who choose private schools for their children. This program is America’s only private school choice program created by Congress. Learn more about the program’s details on this page, including eligibility, funding, regulations ...

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What are School Vouchers? - EdChoice

School Vouchers. School vouchers give parents the freedom to choose a private school for their children, using all or part of the public funding set aside for their children’s education. Under such a program, funds typically spent by a school district would be allocated to a participating family in the form of a voucher to pay partial or full ...

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School Choice Fast Facts and Statistics

May 28, 2019  · School vouchers give parents a portion of the public funding set aside for their children’s education to choose private schools. State funds typically expended by a school district are allocated to families in the form of a voucher to pay partial or full tuition at a private school, including religious and non-religious options.

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Utah - EdChoice

Jun 24, 2015  · The Utah State Office of Education (USOE) is responsible for facilitating accreditation of the Board for Utah public schools. The Board is not responsible for the accreditation of nonpublic schools, including private, parochial, or other independent schools. Utah …

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Virginia - EdChoice

Sep 23, 2014  · School Choice in Virginia. Virginia offers K–12 students and their families several types of school choice, including a private school choice program, charter schools, magnet schools, home schooling and intra-district public school choice via an open enrollment policy.

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Education Savings Account Pilot Program - EdChoice

Voucher. Enacted 2019. Launched 2021. Tennessee’s Education Savings Account Pilot Program is a state-funded voucher program that is available to students from low- and middle-income households in Memphis and Nashville who are switching out of a public district or charter school or are eligible for the first time to enroll in a Tennessee school.

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EdChoice Public Opinion Tracker: Top Takeaways August 2021

Sep 08, 2021  · August 2021 was the first month we asked people their opinion on school masking policies. Masks are very popular tools—three-quarters of adults want teachers and students in public schools to be required or encouraged to wear masks. More specifically, half of adults want public school teachers to be required to wear them, and another 27 ...

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Alabama - Education Scholarship Program

Alabama’s Education Scholarship Program is a tax-credit scholarship, which allows taxpayers who donate to nonprofit scholarship-granting organizations to receive tax credits for their contributions. Learn more about the program on this page, including eligibility, funding, regulations, legal history and more. We do not administer this program.

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Oklahoma Equal Opportunity Education Scholarships

The Oklahoma Equal Opportunity Education Scholarship program offers individuals and businesses a 50 percent tax credit tax credits for donations to scholarship-granting organizations (SGOs), nonprofits that provide private school scholarships to students who meet the income and/or zoning requirements as well as “educational improvement grants” to public schools.

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Wisconsin - Parental Choice Program (Statewide)

Wisconsin’s statewide Parental Choice Program, a private school voucher program, offers school vouchers to students whose families meet certain income qualifications and are not assigned to the Milwaukee Public Schools or Racine Unified school districts. Learn more about the program’s funding, eligibility and regulations on this page.

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Ohio - Cleveland Scholarship Program - EdChoice

Ohio’s Cleveland Scholarship Program helps thousands of students access schools that are the right fit for them, but policymakers could do much more to expand educational opportunity. All K–12 who reside in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District are eligible, but only 2.5 percent of students statewide actually use one of Ohio’s five ...

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Is Private School Tuition Tax Deductible?

There is no simple federal tax credit or deduction for private K–12 educational expenses. Most of the federal education-related tax credits and deductionsare geared toward higher education and career-furthering continuing education, but there are other federal programs, such as Coverdell Education Savings Accounts, that help parents save money on K–12 private schooling indirectly.

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South Carolina - Refundable Educational Credit for ...

The South Carolina Refundable Educational Credit for Exceptional Needs Children is a refundable tax credit program, meaning parents or guardians of students with special needs can be reimbursed, through a tax credit, for what they paid out of pocket for private school tuition.

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Arkansas - Succeed Scholarship Program for Students with ...

Succeed Scholarship Program. Voucher. Enacted 2015. Launched 2016. Arkansas provides private school vouchers to students in foster care, students with disabilities and the children of active-duty or reserve members of the U.S. military. Students who fall under these categories must have previously attended public school, unless they are ...

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What is a Tax-Credit Scholarship? - EdChoice

Tax-credit scholarships allow taxpayers to receive full or partial tax credits when they donate to nonprofits that provide private school scholarships. Eligible taxpayers can include both individuals and businesses. In some states, scholarship-giving nonprofits also provide innovation grants to public schools and/or transportation assistance to ...

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Oklahoma - Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarships for Student ...

Hofmeister, 368 P.3d 1270 (Okla. 2016) This case began in October 2013, when 12 plaintiffs renewed the 2012 legal challenge, this time with proper litigants. In a written opinion, Oliver v Barresi, No. CV-2013-2072 (September 10, 2014), the Oklahoma County District Court ruled the Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarship for Students with Disabilities ...

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What is School Choice? - EdChoice

What Is School Choice? School choice is a term that represents the many ways students access their K–12 education. Many still choose their schools by buying a home in their desired district, but today’s parents engage in school choice in more diverse and ever-evolving ways.

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South Carolina - Educational Credit for Exceptional Needs ...

Launched 2014. This South Carolina program offers up to 100 percent tax credits to individuals and businesses who make charitable contributions to the Educational Credit for Exceptional Needs Children’s Fund, which provides private school scholarships to students with special needs. Learn more about this program, including funding ...

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Louisiana - Tuition Donation Rebate Program

Louisiana’s Tuition Donation Credit Program is designed to encourage donors to contribute to school tuition organizations (STOs) that help students from low-income households access the private learning options best suited to their needs. Learn more about the program details on this page, including eligibility, funding, regulations, legal ...

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Indiana - Private School/Homeschool Deduction

Enacted 2011. Launched 2011. Indiana’s Private School/Homeschool Deduction program is a tax deduction for individuals who make educational expenditures for private schools or home schooling on behalf of their dependent children. Learn more about the program’s details on this page, including eligibility, funding, regulations and more.

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Public Opinion Tracker Deep Dive: Teen Perspective (August ...

Sep 23, 2021  · Public Opinion Tracker Deep Dive: Teen Perspective (August – September) The high school classes of 2022 and 2023 will remember their teenage years much differently from their older peers. These students have had three high school years affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in some way. With vaccines now available to them, teens can be more ...

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North Carolina - Special Education Scholarship Grants for ...

Launched 2014. This North Carolina Special Education Scholarship Grants for Children with Disabilities program allows families of students with special needs to receive vouchers to attend private schools. Students with qualifying special needs are eligible to receive school vouchers, which are awarded by semester, rather than school year.

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Pennsylvania - Education Improvement Tax Credit Program

Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit program helps tens of thousands of students access schools that are the right fit for them, but policymakers could do more to expand educational opportunity. Eligibility for the scholarships is limited to students from low- and middle-income families. About 73 percent of Pennsylvania students ...

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Louisiana Scholarship Program - EdChoice

The Student Scholarships for Educational Excellence Program (formerly known as the Louisiana Scholarship Program), which aims to serve low-income students in “low-performing” public schools, is the state’s first school voucher program. Learn more about the program’s details on this page, including eligibility, funding, regulations ...

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Where Governors Stand on School Choice 2018 - EdChoice

Nov 08, 2018  · ALABAMA. Kay Ivey (R) Private School Choice Supporter: YES. Gov. Ivey supported school choice in a 2018 Alabama Policy Institute candidate survey: “As president of the Board of Education, an intimate knowledge of the education system is critical to our children’s success and ultimately the success of this great state.