Indiana’s private school voucher program is the largest in the country and considered a possible template for President Donald Trump’s nationwide program.
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.
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.
Groups that advocate for voucher schools say they aren't trying to avoid accountability from the state.
Proposed legislation to expand the state’s publicly funded preschool program is tangled up in the ongoing feud over private school vouchers.
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.
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.
The state’s choice scholarship program spent $18 million more last year than the year before.
State superintendent Glenda Ritz is asking state lawmakers to study the state’s voucher program in the second half of this 2016 General Assembly.
The proposal would require students who receive a pre-K voucher to take a kindergarten readiness assessment before entering school.