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What About the Kids? Accurate Portrayal Needed for Scholarship Program that Benefits Thousands of Georgia’s Low-income Students
Posted on May 22, 2012 at 06:40 PM
ATLANTA, GA (May 22) – Today the New York Times (“NYT”) published an article mischaracterizing the Georgia Tax Credit Scholarship program. The article, titled “Public Money Finds Back Door to Private Schools,” highlights abuses of the state’s tax credit scholarship program, but fails to note that this program is improving the lives of thousands of low-income Georgia students.
NEWS: Voucher Program Redistributes Nearly $4.2 Million in Savings to Indiana Schools in Year One
Posted on April 18, 2012 at 02:35 PM
Indiana’s voucher program has been applauded for bringing school options to Hoosier families. Now, the program is being recognized for redistributing savings across the state too. According to data just released by the Indiana Department of Education, the first year of the voucher program will result in nearly $4.2 million in redistributed savings statewide.
NEWS: Ohio School Vouchers Flourish as Application Periods Close
Posted on April 16, 2012 at 04:41 PM
The Ohio Department of Education announced today that 18,928 applications were submitted for two state-funded scholarship programs.
NEWS: Arizona Child Lives on In Mother's Dream to Help Special Needs Children
Posted on March 21, 2012 at 10:06 PM
Cherish Love and her son Mani talk about that horrific New Year's accident and their mission to help other students with special needs.