vouchers http://nipr.fm en Number of Students Receiving Vouchers Jumps Again http://nipr.fm/post/number-students-receiving-vouchers-jumps-again <p>Fewer students receiving vouchers are spending time in public school before making the switch to private school, according to a report released Monday by the Indiana Department of Education.</p><p></p><p>That’s because state lawmakers voted last year to make more students eligible for vouchers.</p><p></p><p>More than 19,000 Indiana students received vouchers to attend private school using state funds this year. That’s an increase from 9,100 last year and 3,900 two years ago.</p><p></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 21:19:12 +0000 Elle Moxley 25829 at http://nipr.fm School Voucher Enrollment Doubles http://nipr.fm/post/school-voucher-enrollment-doubles <p>Enrollment in Indiana’s private school voucher program has more than doubled this school year.&nbsp; Indiana education officials confirmed Tuesday they’ve received more than 20,000 applications for voucher dollars.</p><p>That means the program has more than quadrupled its enrollment since it started two years ago.</p><p>School Choice Indiana president Betsy Wiley, a voucher program advocate, attributes the increase to House Bill 1003, which won state lawmakers’ approval last session.</p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 15:41:23 +0000 Gretchen Frazee 20792 at http://nipr.fm StateImpact Indiana: Why Indiana's Private Schools May See A Shortage Of Space For Voucher Students http://nipr.fm/post/stateimpact-indiana-why-indianas-private-schools-may-see-shortage-space-voucher-students The <a title="IDOE FYI: What Does The Indiana Department of Education Do?" href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/indiana/topic/indiana-department-of-education/" target="_blank">Indiana Department of Education</a> has issued more than 8,000 vouchers for students to attend private schools at the state’s expense. Thu, 30 Aug 2012 13:12:05 +0000 Elle Moxley 3275 at http://nipr.fm