The effectiveness of income tax credits in solving the problems of parochial schools
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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Tuition tax credits -- United States,
  • Tax credits -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Church schools -- United States -- Finance

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Edition Notes

StatementStafford Smiley
SeriesMajor studies of the Legislative Reference Service/Congressional Research Service -- reel 3, fr. 0236
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p.
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15461499M

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Exploring the Effectiveness of Leadership Practices in Urban Charter Middle Schools Cherise Cupidore parochial schools, magnet schools, or alternative schools. 85% of the students attending the selected charter schools are from low-income areas with educational institutions failing to meet AYP (school principals, personal Author: Cherise Monet Cupidore. There are approximat 1 public and private high schools in the United States (National Center for Education Statistics [NCES], a). As a result of the U.S. tradition of local control of education, these schools vary widely along many dimensions, such as size, availability of facilities and resources, student and teacher characteristics, staffing levels, teacher preparation and. Funding of vouchers varies. Arizona and Pennsylvania have opted for income tax credits—in Arizona, to taxpayers, and in Pennsylvania, to corporations that support vouchers. Voucher/tuition plans of one type or another have been on the scene many years. Maine’s and . It offered private school vouchers to low-income students, giving priority to those attending low-performing public schools In , the Utah legislature passed legislation creating the first statewide universal school voucher program, meaning it was available to any student in the state with no limitations on student eligibility.