the north face shoes sale Critics fear scholarship tax credit legislation would hurt public schools
Scholarships would be awarded on a needs basis. Students would be eligible to receive a scholarship if their family’s income does not exceed 200 percent of the guidelines needed to qualify for the reduced price lunch program. Carney said that for most families, it would mean they could not earn more than approximately $88,000 per year. Developmentally disabled students will be eligible if their family’s income does not exceed 250 percent of the guidelines needed to qualify for the reduced price lunch program.
The New York Times in May reported that the AASA,
a national school superintendents association, and “the liberal leaning “Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy examined programs in 17 states that send more than $1 billion a year to private schools via tuition tax credits, and concluded that private schools were benefiting from a “federally sanctioned voucher tax shelter” for wealthy taxpayers. Arizona is among the states where problems have been reported with scholarship tax credits,
according to other news reports.