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June 7, 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)

4 Indiana Schools Win Reprieve To Add Voucher Students

A new law allows private schools to ask the State Board of Education for a waiver after one year if they can show academic improvements.

May 10, 2017

 

Jennifer McCormick leads the State Board of Education meeting May 10.

Voucher Schools Lose Bid For Waivers Under New Law

A private school that receives D or F grades for two or more consecutive years is no longer eligible to accept students who use vouchers to pay for tuition.

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 1, 2017

 

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Voucher Feud Is Focus Of House Pre-K Bill

Proposed legislation to expand the state’s publicly funded preschool program is tangled up in the ongoing feud over private school vouchers.

October 26, 2016

 

Seven Oaks Classical School, a charter school proposed for Monroe County, proposes a focus on educating children through a classical education in the liberal arts and sciences.

Report: Indiana’s Voucher Program One Of Most Expansive In Country

IU researchers found that IN's school voucher program has the most students attending private school using state money that have never attended a public school.

July 27, 2016

 

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Which Schools Lost The Most Students To Vouchers Last Year?

These scholarships allow a student from a low-income family that meets a specific set of criteria to use state money to attend a private school.

July 18, 2016

 

The state\’s choice scholarship program spent $18 million more last year than the year before.

School Vouchers Cost State $18 Mil. More Than Previous Year

The state’s choice scholarship program spent $18 million more last year than the year before.

February 10, 2016

 

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Ritz Calls For Pause On School Voucher Expansion

State superintendent Glenda Ritz is asking state lawmakers to study the state’s voucher program in the second half of this 2016 General Assembly.

January 9, 2014

 

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Indiana House Education Panel OKs Pre-K Voucher Proposal

The proposal would require students who receive a pre-K voucher to take a kindergarten readiness assessment before entering school.

December 5, 2013

 

Governor Mike Pence has revealed his 2014 legislative agenda.

Governor’s Proposals Include Taxes and Pre-K Vouchers

Governor Mike Pence's 2014 legislative agenda includes a phase-out of the business personal property tax and a pre-K voucher program.

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