Vouchers & Scholarship Tax Credits


In some states, parents have the opportunity to receive financial assistance to send their children to a private school through school vouchers (often called scholarships) and/or corporate and individual tax credits for donations to scholarship-granting organizations. A newer form of school choice are education savings accounts, which allow parents to choose from a variety of educational options. The organizations listed below provide state-level information about school choice programs:

To learn more about various types of school choice programs, please read, “What Are Educational Vouchers, Scholarship Tax Credits, and Education Savings Accounts?

Douglas County, Colorado

In 2011, the Douglas County School District established the school board-initiated Pilot Choice Scholarship Program. This program was challenged in court and is currently not operating, pending a decision from the Colorado Supreme Court. For detailed information go here: Douglas County School District Pilot Choice Scholarship Program

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