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Students in Private Schools Getting Many Ind. Vouchers

By The Associated Press — February 04, 2014 1 min read
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A growing number of Indiana students receiving school vouchers are already enrolled in private schools, a report released last week says.

State education department analysts found that roughly 40 percent of students—about 7,800 children—who received vouchers for the 2013-14 school year had never enrolled in Indiana’s public schools.

The report shows growth of so-called “nonpublic” voucher recipients beginning to cost the state more money, although vouchers still ended up saving about $5 million last year.

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A version of this article appeared in the February 05, 2014 edition of Education Week as Students in Private Schools Getting Many Ind. Vouchers

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