Indiana Ranked 3rd on Private School Choice Report Card

By Andrew Pillow

The American Federation for Children (AFC) released their school choice report card. Indiana’s Choice Scholarship Program was ranked number 3 nationally.

The report card, which measures voucher programs and scholarship tax credits, looked around the country to see who was doing school choice the best.

Some of the suggestions for Indiana to improve were to increase the average scholarship size and increase the income limit for student eligibility.

Indiana’s voucher program has been met with lots of criticism, however it appears that people who advocate for voucher programs think Indiana is doing something right.

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Andrew Pillow

Andrew is a technology teacher at KIPP Indy College Prep. He is graduate of the University of Kentucky and a Teach for America Alum. Andrew just recently finished his commitment as a Teach Plus Policy fellow, and he is looking forward to putting the skills he's learned to good use. Andrew has written for several publications in the past on a wide variety of topics but will be sticking to education for his role on Indy/Ed.