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Indiana

Indiana has 3 educational choice programs.

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    Indiana – Private School/Homeschool Deduction

    Individual Tax Credit/Deduction

    Indiana’s Private School/Homeschool Deduction program was enacted and launched in 2011. It allows parents to receive partial reimbursement for their schooling expenses. Learn more about the program’s details on this page, including eligibility, funding, regulations and more.
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    Indiana – Choice Scholarship Program

    Voucher

    Indiana’s Choice Scholarship Program was enacted and launched in 2011 and is now one of America’s largest and fastest-growing school voucher programs. It is currently open to low- and middle-income families. Learn more about the program’s details on this page, including eligibility, funding, regulations, legal history and more.
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    Indiana – School Scholarship Tax Credit

    Tax-Credit Scholarship

    Indiana’s tax-credit scholarship program was enacted in 2009 and launched in 2010 to help low- and middle-income families access the right school for 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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BLOG POST

Keeping Up with Indiana Private Schools of Choice

Indiana could be considered the “pace car” in the private school choice race among states. But as any racing fan will know, not all tracks are the same, which is why the Friedman Foundation launched its School Survey Series to examine states’ private education sectors, starting with Indiana. Exploring Indiana’s Private Education Sector synthesizes information collected […]

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RESEARCH REPORT

Why Parents Choose

In Why Parents Choose, more than 2,000 private school parents—including 1,185 parents with children in the state’s voucher and tax-credit scholarship programs—answered questions about how satisfied or dissatisfied they were with their former schools vs. their current schools of choice, why they chose their children’s private schools, changes in their levels of school involvement and more. This is a more robust follow-up survey to our 2014 publication, Why Indiana Voucher Parents Choose Private Schools.

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VIDEO

How School Vouchers Work

What are private school choice vouchers, and how do they work? How are these vouchers funded? How can parents use them to choose the best education for their children? Learn more in this helpful video, which answers all these voucher-related questions and more.

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