Voucher Programs: Previous public school attendance requirement


Voucher Programs: Previous public school attendance requirement

March 2017


 

Previous public school attendance requirement
Arkansas Succeed Scholarship Program
Attended public school for at least one full academic year, with an exception for children of active-duty military personnel.
District of Columbia D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program
No
Florida John M. McKay Scholarship for Students with Disabilities Program
During the prior school year the student must have been enrolled in a Florida public school or received specialized instructional services under the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program and has and IEP or 504 accommodation from the local school district. Students in the foster care system and children of active-duty military transferring to the state due to a permanent change of station are exempt from these requirements. 
Georgia Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Program
Attended a Georgia public school during the prior school year. The State Board of Education may waive this requirement at its discretion on a case-by-case basis, and there is an exception for children of active-duty military personnel stationed in the state.
Indiana Choice Scholarship Program
Two previous semesters at a state public school. Requirement waived for students assigned to a low-performing school district and previous recipients of a tax credit scholarship or voucher.
Louisiana School Choice Program for Certain Students with Exceptionalities
No
Louisiana Student Scholarships for Educational Excellence
Must be entering and enrolled in a kindergarten in a school within a Recovery School District, have attended a low-performing school in the previous school year, or received a voucher in the previous school year.
Maine Town Tuitioning
No
Maryland Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today Program
No
Mississippi Mississippi Dyslexia Therapy Scholarship for Students with Dyslexia
One year prior at a state public school or an approved private school that emphasizes in dyslexia instruction. 
Mississippi Nate Rogers Scholarship for Students with Disabilities / Mississippi Speech-Language Therapy Scholarship for Students with Speech-Language Impairments
One year prior at a state public school or an accredited private school with a special purpose in speech-language therapy. 
North Carolina Opportunity Scholarship
One semester prior in a state public school or a Department of Defense school located in the state. Not applicable for students entering kindergarten or first grade or children of active-duty military.
North Carolina Special Education Scholarships for Children with Disabilities
One semester prior in a state public school or a Department of Defense school located in the state, unless identified as having a disability prior to entering kindergarten or first grade.
Ohio Autism Scholarship Program
Students must have been enrolled in a school district in the year prior or eligible to enter any grade in a school district. In addition, eligible students must be identified as autistic by a school district.
Ohio Cleveland Scholarship Program
No
Ohio EdChoice Expansion Program
No
Ohio Educational Choice Scholarship Program
Prior school year at a school in the student's resident school district. However, not if the student is entering kindergarten and assigned to an eligible school or enrolling in a school in the state for the first time and assigned to a low-performing public school.
Ohio Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Program
Students must have been enrolled in their resident school district during the prior year or be eligible to enter school in any grade K-12 and have an IEP from their resident school district.
Oklahoma Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarship for Students with Disabilities Program
Yes. Attended a public school in the state one year prior. There are exceptions for children of active-duty military transferring to the state following orders and students who were in the state's program for infants and children with developmental delays. 
Utah Carson Smith Scholarships for Students with Special Needs
The student must have attended a public school in the state at least one year prior. There is an exception for students who is enrolled in or admitted to an eligible private school that previously served students with disabilities if the assessment team determines the student has a disability that would qualify for special education services. 
Vermont Town Tuitioning
No
Wisconsin Milwaukee Parental Choice Program
No
Wisconsin Racine Parental Private School Choice Program
Attended public school in the state during the prior school year or enrolling in school for the first time.
Wisconsin Special Needs Scholarship Program
One year prior in a public school in the state.
Wisconsin Wisconsin Parental Choice Program
Attended public school in the state during the prior school year or enrolling in school for the first time. Students may also have participated in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program or the Racine Parental School Choice Program during the previous school year.

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