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To Make Ends Meet In New Home, Project Libertas Will Receive Voucher Dollars

The Indianapolis parents and teachers behind Project Libertas, the self-styled “independent-communal-startup” school we first told you about last March, have now moved an entire school three times. After Mayor Greg Ballard ordered The Project School closed last summer, about 20 families from the former charter held classes for 39 students last year — first in […]

Here’s What Happened Wednesday At The Statehouse Voucher Hearing

State lawmakers heard testimony Wednesday in a proposed expansion of Indiana’s voucher program. The version of HB 1003 before the Senate Education Committee increases the maximum voucher amount from $4,500 to $5,500 and also makes more students eligible for the program, including kindergarteners who receive scholarships from other organizations to attend private school. It’s that part that had Sen. […]

Five Things To Know About Second-Year Participation In Indiana's Voucher Program

Students sing and play music games during choir class at St. Charles Catholic School in Bloomington.

The number of students attending private school using state-funded tuition vouchers doubled this year. Next year there’s no cap on the number of students who can apply, which makes Indiana’s program one of the fastest growing in the country. We don’t know yet which private schools saw an enrollment boost thanks to vouchers during the […]

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