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Florida has 3 private school choice programs.

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    Florida – Personal Learning Scholarship Account Program

    Education Savings Account

    Florida’s Personal Learning Scholarship Account Program was enacted and launched in 2014. The program utilizes education savings accounts to help parents of students with special needs customize their education. Learn more about the program’s details on this page, including eligibility, funding, regulations, legal history, and more.
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  • 2

    Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program

    Tax-Credit Scholarship

    This tax-credit scholarship program was enacted and launched in 2001 to serve students from low-income households. Of America’s school choice programs, the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program is one of the largest in terms of student participation. Learn more about it on this page, including eligibility, funding, regulations, legal history, and more.
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  • 3

    Florida – John M. McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program

    Voucher

    Florida’s John M. McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program was enacted and launched in 1999, making it the nation’s first school voucher program for students with special needs. The Florida legislature expanded the program in 2000. Learn more about the most up-to-date program details on this page, including eligibility, funding, regulations, legal history, and more.
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BLOG POST

Breaking Down the “2015 Schooling in America Survey”

With the close of another school year and a blossoming of expansive school choice programs this year comes curiosity about the progress of K–12 education in the United States. Is it advancing? Is it going well? How might it improve? Our recently released 2015 Schooling in America Survey  aims to tap public opinion to answer […]
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RESEARCH REPORT

More Than Scores

This report—which focuses on the survey results of parents in Georgia’s tax-credit scholarship program—reveals why and how parents of all incomes and education levels choose private schools for their children.

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VIDEO

How Do ESAs Work?

What is an education savings account (ESA), and how does it work? How are these programs funded? And how can parents use ESA debit cards to customize a child’s education? This video answers all these questions in more in under a minute. Watch for helpful, simple information on what ESAs are all about.

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