|AZ||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Empowerment Scholarship Accounts; Fraud Prevention.|
Outlines fraud prevention policies for the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) regarding Empowerment Scholarship Accounts (ESAs) and makes...
|PA||Signed into law 07/2012||P-12||Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program|
Modifies tax code to provide the means for low- and moderate-income students (185% of poverty) who reside in the attendance boundary of a lo...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Educational Choice (EdChoice) Scholarship Pilot Program|
S.B. 316 - Educational Choice (EdChoice) Scholarship Pilot Program
Extends eligibility for an EdChoice Scholarship to a student outside Cleveland who is enrolled in a nonpublic school at the time the state b...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Cleveland Voucher Program|
S.B. 316 - Cleveland Voucher Program
Requires Cleveland pilot project scholarship (voucher) students' performance data to be disaggregated, among other factors, by grade level (...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Autism Scholarship and Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Programs|
S.B. 316 - Autism Scholarship and Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Programs
Each time a child's district completes evaluation for a child with a disability or undertakes the development, review, or revision of the ch...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||EdChoice Vouchers in 2012-13|
S.B. 316 - EdChoice Vouchers in 2012-13
Directs the department to conduct a second Educational Choice Scholarship application period for the 2012-2013 school year to award scholars...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Special Education Task Force and Scholarships for Students with Disabilities|
Creates the Rethinking Special Education Competency and Transition Task Force. The task force will focus on improved educational services an...
|LA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||School Choice Pilot Program for Students with Disabilities|
Creates a permanent program out of the two-year School Choice Pilot Program for Certain Students with Exceptionalities. The program is desig...
|MS||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Screening and Scholarships for Students with Dyslexia|
Establishes the Mississippi Dyslexia Therapy Scholarship For Students With Dyslexia program. Outlines student eligibility requirements for r...
|VA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Educational Improvement Scholarships Tax Credits|
Establishes a credit beginning in taxable year 2012 for corporations donating cash or property to nonprofit organizations providing educatio...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Arizona Empowerment Scholarship|
Requires that a parent or guardian sign a contract to participate in an Arizona Empowerment Scholarship Account if he/she does not plan to e...
|GA||Vetoed 05/2012||P-12||Scholarship Program for Special Needs Students|
Specifies the language school systems must use to notify parents of a child's potential eligibility for a Georgia Special Needs Scholarship....
|LA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||School Choice and Voucher Program|
Expands the current choice program, Student Scholarships for Educational Excellence Program, beyond schools in the New Orleans district to s...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Education Improvement Scholarships|
Establishes a credit beginning in taxable year 2013 for individuals, business entities, and corporations making monetary donations to nonpro...
|WI||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Parental Choice Program - Limits Participation of School Districts|
Closing the parental choice program for eligible school districts to additional school districts. Provides that no school district that has ...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Certified Scholarship Program Eligibility.|
Provides that an individual is eligible for a scholarship from a scholarship program that is certified by the department of education if the...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Nonpublic to Public Student Records Transfer, Charter Start-up Grants|
Requires an accredited nonpublic school to provide sufficient verbal information to permit a requesting school to which a child transfers to...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Study of Programs/Initiatives to Assist Students At Risk of Academic Failure|
Directs the education interim committee to conduct a study of programs and initiatives to assist students at risk of academic failure, inclu...
|WI||Signed into law 02/2012||P-12||Timelines for Application to Nonresident Schools|
S.B. 2 - Choice of Schools Provision
This portion of S.B. 2 establishes timelines for student application to nonresident school and for schools to respond to students making the...
|WI||Signed into law 11/2011||P-12||Changes to the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program and the Choice Program for Eligible School Districts|
Requires private schools participating in either the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program or the Choice Program for Eligible School districts t...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Background Checks at Certain Schools|
H.B. 153 - Background Checks at Certain Schools
Requires that staff at a nonpublic school participating in the Jon Peterson special needs scholarship program or at a college-preparatory bo...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Educational Choice Scholarship Pilot Program|
H.B. 153 - Educational Choice Scholarship Pilot Program
Amends various provisions of the Educational Choice Scholarship Pilot Program (voucher for students in low-performing schools, not Cleveland...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Autism Scholarship Program|
H.B. 153 - Autism Scholarship Program
Specifies that the services provided under the scholarship must include an educational component. Pages 74-77 of 1000: http://www.legislatur...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Program|
H.B. 153 - Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Program
Establishes the Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Program, effective with the 2012-13 school year, for K-12 students with disabilities ...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Cleveland Voucher Program|
H.B. 153 - Cleveland Voucher Program
Makes changes to the "pilot project scholarship program" (Cleveland voucher program). Expands eligibility to new applicants through grade 12...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Parental Rights and Special Education|
H.B. 153 - Parental Rights and Special Education
Directs the department of education to develop a document that compares a parent's and child's rights under Chapter 3323 of the Ohio code an...
|NH||Became law without governor's signature 06/2011||P-12||Charter School Requirements and Tuition|
Permits the state board of education to grant charter status to all applicants that meet the requirements (removing quota of 20 schools duri...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Expands Eligibility for the John M. McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program|
Expands eligibility for the John M. McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program to students with disabilities who have 504 acc...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Expands Definition of Failing School for Purposes of Student Eligibility for the Opportunity Scholarship Program|
From House of Representatives Staff Analysis: Expands the definition of a failing school for purposes of student eligibility for the Opportu...
|WI||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Parental Choice Program|
A.B. 40 (Act 32) - Budget Bill
Appropriates funding for the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP) and choice programs in other eligible school districts (the latter is ...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Amends Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarship for Students with Disabilities|
Parents requesting a Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarship for Students with Disabilities must make their request no later than December 1 of the...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Vouchers|
Provides a tax deduction for a parent who sends a child to a private school or home schools the child. Increases the school scholarship tax ...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Empowerment Scholarship|
Amends Title 15, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding chapter 19 creating a "scholarship account" program providing options for K-12 students...
|PA||Signed into law 11/2010||P-12||Tuitioning for Students from Districts Under Fiscal Distress|
S.B. 441 - Amending Section 1607
Not a traditional voucher, but does provide tuition for students to attend school in another district under a tuition arrangement. From the ...
|WI||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Voucher Programs|
Requires the governing board of every private school participating in the Milwaukee parental choice program to adopt pupil academic standard...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program|
Creates the Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program. Provide a scholarship to a private school of choice fo...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program Revisions|
H.B. 1505 - Sec. 1
Revises provisions relating to John M. McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program; authorizes the commissioner of education t...
|GA||Vetoed 06/2010||P-12||Middle School and Academic Instruction per Day|
Revises and clarifies language relating to the organization of schools serving grades 6, 7 and/or 8. Provides that schools serving any of th...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||School Grades|
H.B. 1255 - Sec. 6, 29
Amends the formula for calculating school grades to include end-of-course (EOC) assessments taken by middle school students and middle schoo...
|VT||to governor 05/2010||P-12||Incentives for District Mergers, Study of Tuition Vouchers|
H.B. 66 - Two Sections
The first part of this bill relates to incentives for voluntary school district merger, virtual merger, and supervisory union duties. The se...
|GA||Adopted 01/2010||P-12||Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Program|
New Rule 160-5-1-.34 has been adopted, governing the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Program. http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/_documents/doe/lega...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Data on Voucher Students' Performance|
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.0711(K), 3310.15, 3313.976(11), 3313.978(G)
Section 3301.0711(K): Requires private high schools to administer the Ohio graduation tests (regardless of whether they accept voucher stude...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Voucher Program Participation|
H.B. 1 - Section 3310.03, 3310.08 and 3310.09
Extends eligibility to participate in the educational choice scholarship pilot program to students outside eligible districts. Specifies eli...
|UT||Adopted 07/2009||P-12||Special Needs Scholarships Procedures|
Increases requirements related to notifying parents of students with IEPs about the availability of Carson Smith special needs scholarships ...
|VT||Became law without governor's signature 07/2009||P-12|
Among other things, this act:
· Simplifies the statutory divided vote ballot language and requires that the ballot include an explanation o...
|WI||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Milwaukee Parental Choice Program|
Requires that a private school participating in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program adhere to policies that apply to public schools/distri...
Amends provisions regarding educational improvement and taxation of student scholarship organizations. Provides that a student who was eligi...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Special Needs Scholarships|
Modifies provisions of the Carson Smith Scholarships for Students with Special Needs Act, which provides funds for a child with a disability...
|OH||Adopted 03/2009||P-12||Autism Scholarship Program|
OAC 3301-103-01 thru -08
Rescinds and re-establishes rules regarding the Autism Scholarship Program. Relates to application and eligibility; responsibilities of a sc...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Corporate Income Tax Credit Scholarships|
Expands the Corporate Income Tax Credit Scholarship Program by increasing the amount of credits and allowing the use of credits for insuranc...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Student Scholarships for Educational Excellence Program|
Creates the Student Scholarships for Educational Excellence Program. Defines "covered district" as one that is found academically in crisis ...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12|
|Student w/ Disabilies Policies|
Relates to charter schools, the Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program, postsecondary education, school attendance, and high sc...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Act|
Enacts the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Act to provide scholarships for public school students with disabilities to attend eligible pri...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Education Voucher Program Amendments|
Amends the Parent Choice in Education Program that awards scholarships to students to attend a private school; modifies the criteria for qua...
|UT||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12||Parent Choice in Education program|
H.B. 148, H.B. 174
Establishes the state school voucher program, which provides scholarships for students to attend a private school; specifies criteria for qu...
|OH||Signed into law 12/2006||P-12||Amends Educational Choice Scholarship Pilot Program|
H.B. 79 -- Section Sec. 3310.02,
Sets a number of 14,000 scholarships and amends priorities for distribution, particularly for when the applications exceed the number of ava...
|AZ||Vetoed 06/2006||P-12||Tuition Tax Credits|
Relates to school tuition organization tax credits; provides a limit a taxpayer may contribute to a school tuition organization; provides th...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2006||Postsec.||Tuition Grants for At Risk and Foster Children|
Establishes the displaced pupils choice grant program under which each custodian of a qualifying pupil who completes an application for a gr...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Scholarships for Students with Disabilities|
Establishes a funded state program of scholarships for pupils with disabilities; provides such students with the option of attending or rece...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Tax Credits for Donations to Nonpublic Schools|
Relates to tax credits for donations of computer equipment to nonpublic schools; provides that any business firm may apply for such tax cred...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||School Finance|
H.B. 867 - Section 20 (a) through (f)
Directs the commissioner of education to work with education administrators to study the actual costs of providing services to elementary an...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||High School Tuitioning|
H.B. 867 - Section 28
Provides that, notwithstanding the restrictions of 16 V.S.A. § 822(c), a town school district which is a member of a union school district a...
|WI||Vetoed 04/2006||P-12||Number of Eligible Voucher Students|
Relates to the number of pupils eligible to participate in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program regarding entry into private schools. Bill:...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Modifies Carson Smith Scholarship Program|
Modifies the State System of Public Education Code by amending provisions of the Carson Smith Scholarship Program; modifies scholarship qual...
|WI||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP)|
Act. No. 125
Under current law, the number of pupils who may attend a private school under the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP) is capped at 15 p...
|AZ||Became law without governor's signature 03/2006||P-12||Corporate Income Tax Credit for Schools|
Creates a corporate income tax credit for contributions made to an school tuition organization (STO) for educational scholarships and tuitio...
|OH||Adopted 02/2006||P-12||Educational Choice Scholarship Pilot Program|
OAC 3301-35-01 thru -07, -09 thru -14
The purpose of these rules is to prescribe procedures for the administration and implementation of the educational choice scholarship pilot ...
|WI||Vetoed 09/2005||P-12||Pupils Eligible for Milwaukee Parental Choice|
An Act to amend 119.23 (2) (b), relating to: the number of pupils eligible to participate in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program. This bil...
|WI||Vetoed 05/2005||P-12||Cap on Milwaukee Vouchers|
Under current law, the number of pupils who may attend a private school under the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program is capped at 15 percent ...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12|
|Math and Science Teacher Scholarships|
Allows the board of education of any school district, any teacher of mathematics, science, physics, chemistry or biology, and a business fir...
|AZ||Vetoed 03/2005||P-12||Tax Credits|
After December 31, 2005, allows a taxpayer to deduct from his/her tax penalty any amount of voluntary cash contributions up to $10,000 made ...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Carson Smith Special Needs Scholarships|
Creates a program to award scholarships to students with disabilities who attend a private school. Specifies criteria for qualifying for a s...
|WI||Emergency Rule Adoption 07/2004||P-12||Financial Reporting Requirements|
Establishes emergency rules regarding financial reporting requirements under the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program. WISCONSIN REG 20410 (SN)...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||School Choice Committee|
Establishes a committee to study the issue of school choice in New Hampshire any issue relating to school choice which it deems relevant. R...
|WI||Assembly Sustained Governor's Veto 05/2004||P-12||Parental Choice Program|
Relates to eligibility for participation in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program. (Governor vetoed in November 2003; veto sustained in May ...
|IA||Vetoed 05/2004||P-12||Tax Credits|
Allows individual income tax credits for contributions made to certain school tuition organizations and including an applicability date prov...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2004||Postsec.|
|College Opportunity Fund Program|
Establishes the College Opportunity Fund Program; requires each state and private institution of higher education which does not receive loa...
|UT||Vetoed 03/2004||P-12||Carson Smith Special Needs Scholarships|
Creates a program to award scholarships to students with disabilities who attend a private school; specifies criteria for qualifying for a s...
|WI||Vetoed 03/2004||P-12||Milwaukee Parental Choice Program Amendments|
Requires a private school participating in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program to conduct a criminal background check on each new employee...
|WI||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Milwaukee Parental Choice Program|
Relate the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program; requires a private school to conduct a criminal background check on all persons employed as in...
|WI||Vetoed 11/2003||P-12||Parental Choice Program|
Extends the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program to all private schools in Milwaukee County....
|WI||Vetoed 11/2003||P-12||Milwaukee Parental Choice Program Study|
Directs the Legislative Audit Bureau to administer a study of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program....
|WI||Vetoed 11/2003||P-12||Milwaukee Parental Choice Program Income Limit|
Relates to the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program income limit. (Governor vetoed in November 2003; Assembly sustained veto in May 2004)...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Appropriations Bill|
Eliminates the requirement that the General Assembly recalculate the base funding amount every six years.
|CO||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Opportunity Contract Pilot Program Eligibility|
Modifies the eligibility criteria for children in grades 1 through 3 for purposes of the "Colorado Opportunity Contract Pilot Program" (HB03...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Opportunity Contract Pilot Program|
Establishes the "Colorado Opportunity Contract Pilot Program" beginning in the '04-'05 school year, which requires school districts with eig...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Income Tax Credits for Child Care and Educational Costs|
Revises the individual income tax credit for child care expenses and educational costs....
|CO||Signed into law 04/2002||Postsec.||Income Tax Credit for Gifts to Colorado Institute of Technology|
Concerns modifications to the state income tax credit available to Colorado taxpayers who make monetary contributions to the Colorado Instit...
|CA||Rejected by voters 11/2000||P-12||Education Voucher Program|
PROPOSITION 38 Amends State Constitution. Authorizes State-funded $ 4000-per-pupil annual payments to qualifying private and religious schoo...
|MI||Rejected by voters 11/2000||P-12||Voucher Initiative|
A proposed amendment to the Michigan constitution to provide for guaranteed school funding, teacher testing, and school choice. The amendme...
|CA||On 11/07/2000 ballot 06/2000||P-12||Voucher Program for Private Schools|
INITIATIVE 844; Authorizes state-funded $ 4000-per-pupil annual payments to qualifying private and religious schools as grants for new enrol...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Income Tax Credits for Preschool|
Relates to individual income tax credits for tuition paid for preschool for children with disabilities; defines "handicapped" student as a ...