ARKANSAS

The Arkansas Federation for Children seeks to empower families, especially lower-income families, with the freedom to choose the best K-12 education for their children. We are a project of the American Federation for Children

ARKANSAS’ SCHOOL CHOICE PROGRAMS:

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR PRIVATE SCHOOL CHOICE IN ARKANSAS!

Tax Credit Scholarship - Philanthropic Investment in Kids Program

STUDENT ELIGIBILITY

  • Family income cannot exceed 200% of the federal poverty level ($53,000 for a family of four in 2021-22)

  • Enrolled in a public school the previous school year, enrolling in an Arkansas school for the first time, or is a previous scholarship recipient 

  • If a student was previously enrolled in another state and was enrolled in an Arkansas private school for less than half the academic year for which their family is applying for a scholarship, they may also be eligible.

Special Needs Voucher - Succeed Scholarship Program

STUDENT ELIGIBILITY

  • Have been accepted for admission into an eligible private school; and – Have an individualized education program (IEP) in accordance with the Individuals with Disabilities Act; or

  • Be a child in foster care; and

  • Have attended public school for at least one full academic year (a waiver is available and dependents of active-duty military are exempt from this requirement).

ARKANSAS VOICES FOR CHOICE

Hear from parents, students, educators and advocates on the power of school choice in your state.

AFC BOOTS ON THE GROUND

Our team focuses its time and resources on supporting state-level efforts to provide low-income and middle-income families with access to great schools through private school choice.

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