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    Illinois – Tax Credits for Educational Expenses

    Individual Tax Credit/Deduction

    Illinois’ Tax Credits for Educational Expenses program was enacted in 1999 and launched in 2000 to help families afford the public, private, or home school options that fit their children’s needs. Learn more about the program’s details on this page, including eligibility, funding, regulations, legal history, and more.
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‘We Exist’: One Public School Teacher and Board Member’s Journey Advocating for School Choice

When many people think of school choice, they think of programs that help students who live in struggling areas where the public schools are not always the best choice for a successful education. Loudoun County, Virginia however, is not one of those counties.   The county schools are exceptional. The district boasts graduation rates one […]
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A Win-Win Solution

Do school choice initiatives really benefit students and schools? Do school choice programs cost taxpayers more money, or save money? This report synthesizes the latest empirical research on school choice to answer those questions and more.

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How Education Tax Credits/Deductions Work

This video explains school choice tax credits and deductions. How do tax credits and deductions work, and how do they benefit families who pay for private school? Get all the details in one minute with this fun animated video.

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