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Response to Brookings Institute

June 28th 2016

In May 2016, the Brookings Institute published an article by Mark Dynarski called “On negative effects of vouchers.” The article uses various pieces of research to examine how school choice affects students in Louisiana and Indiana. The article’s main premise is,

More on the IDOE Site

March 5th 2012

More information about the Choice Scholarship (Voucher) Program can be found on the website of the Indiana Department of Education.

Steele Amendment Resources

March 5th 2012

The Constitution of the United States http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Constitution http://www.constitution.org/constit_.htm The National Motto http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_God_We_Trust http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_national_motto The National Anthem http://kids.niehs.nih.gov/games/songs/patriotic/anthemmid.htm http://www.usflag.org/the.national.anthem.html The Pledge of Allegiance http://www.wvsd.uscourts.gov/outreach/Pledge.htm The Constitution of the State of Indiana http://www.law.indiana.edu/uslawdocs/inconst.html The Declaration of Independence http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/document/ http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/DeclarInd.html The Mayflower Compact http://www.pilgrimhallmuseum.org/ap_mayflower_compact.htm http://www.allabouthistory.org/mayflower-compact.htm The Federalist Papers http://www.foundingfathers.info/federalistpapers/ http://xroads.virginia.edu/~hyper/FEDERAL/frame.html “Common Sense” by Thomas Paine http://www.ushistory.org/paine/commonsense/singlehtml.htm http://www.earlyamerica.com/earlyamerica/milestones/commonsense/text.html United […]

School Choice (Voucher) Resources

March 5th 2012

DOE Choice Scholarship (Voucher) Program Website http://www.doe.in.gov/choice 2013-14 Voucher Amounts by School Corporation http://www.doe.in.gov/sites/default/files/choice/fy14-tuition-adm-choice-awards.pdf 2013-14 Income Limits http://www.doe.in.gov/sites/default/files/choice/2013-06-14-revised-voucher-income-guidelines.pdf

Voucher Myths

March 5th 2012

Myth #1: Private school vouchers shift much-needed resources away from local public schools. Real world experience and empirical evidence from other states shows that communities with school choice programs have seen per-pupil public school funding rise. The truth is that when students leave public schools using voucher programs, they free up more money for the students […]