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Alabama

Alabama has 2 educational choice programs.

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    Alabama – Accountability Act of 2013 Parent-Taxpayer Refundable Tax Credits

    Individual Tax Credit/Deduction

    Alabama’s refundable tax credit program was enacted and launched in 2013. Different from traditional tax credit programs, refundable tax credits have greater utility for parents of more modest incomes. Learn more about the program on this page, including eligibility, funding, regulations, legal history and more.
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    Alabama – Education Scholarship Program

    Tax-Credit Scholarship

    Alabama’s Education Scholarship Program was enacted and launched in 2013. The program, a tax-credit scholarship, allows taxpayers who donate to nonprofit scholarship granting organizations to receive tax credits for their contributions. Learn more about the program on this page, including eligibility, funding, regulations, legal history and more.
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BLOG POST

The 2016 School Choice Yearbook Superlatives

The Friedman Foundation team put in our votes for this year’s school choice yearbook superlatives, and these are our winners. Check them out and tell us how you would have voted in the comments.   Most Empowering Nevada Education Savings Accounts Our team weighed purchasing power and the ability of parents to use their funds […]

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RESEARCH REPORT

A Win-Win Solution

This report collects the results of all available empirical studies using the best available scientific methods to measure how school vouchers affect academic outcomes for participants, and all available studies on how vouchers affect outcomes in public schools.

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VIDEO

How Tax-Credit Scholarships Work

Watch this video for a simple explanation of how tax-credit scholarships work for students. Who funds tax-credit scholarships? How do they work for families? What types of school accept tax-credit scholarships, and how do they benefit children? Learn more about this school choice option in just a few moments.

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