Voucher Programs: Other


Voucher Programs: Other

March 2017


 

Other
District of Columbia D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program
  • The program is administered by a nonprofit organization. This organization must report annually report data on the academic growth and achievement of participating students and the retention, high school graduation, and college admission rates of participating students. The organization should also target resources to students and families that lack resources to take advantage of available educational options.
  • An federal evaluation agency must evaluate the program and students' progress.
Florida John M. McKay Scholarship for Students with Disabilities Program
The following students are not eligible for the John M. McKay Scholarship for Students with Disabilities Program:
  • Students receiving tax credit scholarships or other educational scholarships.
  • Students participating in home schooling
  • Students taking more than two courses at a state-funded virtual school. 
Participating students aged 17-22 years old who have not received a diploma or certification of completion may enroll in the private school's transition-to-work program, if offered.
Georgia Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Program
  • Homeschool students are not eligible.
  • Participating students are counted in enrollment reports of their resident school system for purposes of determining the scholarship amount but not for accountability purposes.
Indiana Choice Scholarship Program
Participating students may receive special education services at a school district or at the private school. If the school district sends funds for required services to the private school, services must be provided at the private school. If the district maintains the funds, the district must provide services. 
Maine Town Tuitioning
Eligible students may attend schools outside of the state or country in some circumstances, and there are provisions for students attending career and technical education programs.
Maryland Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today Program
The BOOST Advisory Board is an appointed board that oversees the program, including selecting applicants and determining award amounts. Funding is currently appropriated only for the 2016-2017 school year.
Mississippi Mississippi Dyslexia Therapy Scholarship for Students with Dyslexia
  • Homeschooled students and student enrolled in more than two courses at a state-funded online are not eligible.
  • If a participating student attends another school within the same school district, the school district must provide transportation.
  • The Mississippi Board of Education may work with school to develop a curriculum for participating students that is consistent with the state curriculum and to extend the school day or year. 
Mississippi Nate Rogers Scholarship for Students with Disabilities / Mississippi Speech-Language Therapy Scholarship for Students with Speech-Language Impairments
  • Homeschooled students and student enrolled in more than two courses at a state-funded online are not eligible.
  • The Mississippi Board of Education may work with school to develop a curriculum for participating students that is consistent with the state curriculum and to extend the school day or year. 
Ohio Educational Choice Scholarship Program
Eligible students enrolled in a private school are entitled to transportation to and from the private school by the student's resident school district.
Students may not be eligible for the Cleveland Scholarship and Tutoring Programs. 
Ohio Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Program
Eligible students enrolled in a private school are entitled to transportation to and from the private school.
Utah Carson Smith Scholarships for Students with Special Needs
  • Homeschool students are not eligible to participate. 
  • Students receiving the voucher may not participate in dual enrollment programs.
Wisconsin Milwaukee Parental Choice Program
The Department of Public Instruction collects a fee from participating private schools to cover the cost of one full-time auditor to evaluate participating private schools.


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