–Quote from the Institute for Justice (April 2007)
Enacted 2011 • Launched 2011
Indiana provides a tax deduction for individuals who make educational expenditures on
behalf of their dependent children. Any taxpayer who has a child already enrolled in private
school or who is homeschooled is eligible to claim up to a $1,000 tax...
Indiana’s Choice Scholarship Program allows students in low- and middle-income families to
receive vouchers to attend private school.
Enacted 2009 • Launched 2010
Indiana’s School Scholarship Tax Credit program allows individuals and corporations to claim
a 50 percent tax credit for contributions to approved Scholarship Granting Organizations
(SGOs), nonprofits that provide private school scholarships. There is...
The “Indiana K-12 & School Choice Survey" project, commissioned by The Foundation for Educational Choice and conducted by Braun Research Incorporated (BRI), measures Indiana registered voters’ awareness and opinions...
Jeb Bush campaigned for Governor on a clear and bracing set of education reforms in 1998. Having won office, he immediately pursued a dual track strategy of education reform: standards and accountability for public schools, choice options for...
Indiana legislators are currently debating the merits of a proposal to adopt a statewide tuition scholarship tax credit program. The proposed program would make available $5 million in tax credits that businesses and individuals could claim by making...
Indiana has a long history of embracing tax credits to achieve desirable public policy goals, according to a report released today by Indiana's Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice and the DC-based Institute for Justice. The report also finds that...
This study finds that one year’s worth of high school dropouts cost Indiana taxpayers $62.5 million per year in lost tax revenue and higher Medicaid and incarceration costs, or about $3,000 per dropout per year. Indiana districts with higher...
This study analyzes and explains Indiana’s school finance system, finding that it is less transparent and less student-centered than the systems of neighboring states.
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