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June 27, 2017

 

Five years ago, the General Assembly created a school choice program to help low-income students get out of failing schools. Today, more middle class families and students who never attended public schools are using the vouchers. (Photo Credit: Claire McInerny/StateImpact Indiana)

Report Provides Clarity On School Vouchers, Does Not End Debate

Critics and supporters use new voucher study to argue their stances.

May 23, 2017

 

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Education Secretary Pushes School Choice, Gives No Specifics

Betsy DeVos praised Indiana’s school choice laws and alluded to a federal school choice program during a speech in Indianapolis.

March 30, 2017

 

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Failing Voucher Schools Would Get Reprieve Under House Bill

Groups that advocate for voucher schools say they aren't trying to avoid accountability from the state.

February 17, 2017

 

Five years ago, the General Assembly created a school choice program to help low-income students get out of failing schools. Today, more middle class families and students who never attended public schools are using the vouchers. (Photo Credit: Claire McInerny/StateImpact Indiana)

GOP Plan: Failing Private Schools Could Appeal To Keep Vouchers

Bob Behning, R-Indianapolis, has proposed a plan to allow failing private and religious schools to appeal to keep receiving publicly funded vouchers.

August 26, 2016

 

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Five Years Later, IN’s Voucher Program Runs Differently

It’s been five years since Indiana launched its school voucher program, which gives state money to qualified students to cover private education.

December 5, 2014

 

While some members of the legislature said the program might be ready by the fall, Gov. Pence says he hopes it will be ready by next year.

Pence Pushes To Expand Charter Schools, Voucher Programs

Families and private schools get $4,800 per student from the state’s voucher program. Governor Pence's proposal would eliminate that cap entirely.

September 7, 2012

 

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School Voucher Numbers Double In Program’s Second Year

More than 8,500 students have signed up to participate in Indiana’s school voucher program this year.

February 15, 2012

 

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Voucher And Charter School Advocates Hold Statehouse Rally

Private and charter school advocates organized a rally for students at the Indiana statehouse Wednesday.

December 27, 2011

 

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Differing Opinions On 2011 Education Reforms

Whether or not the sweeping reforms were good or bad depends on the point of view.

August 11, 2011

 

Decision To Come Soon On Voucher Fight

The state attorney general’s office says more than 150 students using vouchers began school this week.

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