Senate committee passes out tax credits for private, home schooling


A school-choice bill providing tax credits for schoolchildren enrolled in private schools or home schools passed out of a Senate committee late Thursday after being sidetracked earlier in this session.

The Senate tax committee voted out a bill extending a tax credit equal to the amount of 95% of the state base aid per student – $4,846 this year – for children enrolled in accredited private schools or home schools. The state would keep 5% for administration.

The bill was revised so that the tax credit was . . .


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