Mississippi Speech-Language Therapy Scholarship For Students With Speech-Language Impairments Program

Program Information

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  • Program Type: Voucher Program, Special Needs Program

Student Participation

  • Student must:
    • Be entering grades K-6
    • Be evaluated and diagnosed with a speech-language impairment
    • Have previously attended a public or state-accredited special purpose school that emphasizes instruction in speech-language therapy and intervention
  • Be approved as a state-accredited nonpublic special purpose school that is organized to provide, and emphasizes instruction in, speech-language therapy and intervention as the primary purpose of the school
  • Provide comprehensive speech-language therapy instruction delivered by speech-language pathologists licensed by the State Department of Education and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Annually provide the parents of scholarship students a written explanation of the student’s progress
  • Conduct criminal background checks on employees
  • Allow for an annual audit of its financial records by the state auditor, and file a copy of the audit report and accompanying management letter with the State Board of Education

Data Update

Schools Participating
2017 Expenditures


Scholarship Cap
- 100 percent of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program base student cost (state portion of per-pupil funding)
Program Funding
- No specific program appropriation