UTAH

The Utah 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.

UTAH’S SCHOOL CHOICE PROGRAMS:

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Special Needs Tax Credit Scholarship

STUDENT ELIGIBILITY

  • Students are eligible for scholarships if they have special needs and meet one of the following categories: 
    • Have a current IEP; or
    • If they are a kindergarten student without a current IEP but have an individualized family service plan in accordance with IDEA; or 
    • Have been determined by a multidisciplinary evaluation team to be eligible for services under IDEA To be eligible, students must not be a public school student or a recipient of the state’s Carson Smith Special Needs Scholarship Program.

Special Needs Voucher Program - Carson Smith Special Needs Scholarship

STUDENT ELIGIBILITY

Student must:

  • Be identified as disabled and have an Individualized Education Program (IEP).

  • Currently be attending an eligible private school and be determined to be in need of specialized services; if a student does not have a current IEP, he or she must undergo a special education eligibility assessment.

UTAH 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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