Left cannot decide if tax credits threaten public schools

Tax credit scholarships are a threat to public education…

Rockingham Superintendent calls revised education reform plan a ‘full-scale assault on public education’

– Progressive Pulse blog post, NC Policy Watch, a project of the NC Justice Center, June 18, 2012

 

…except when they’re not…

…school data over the implementation of these credits shows that 4 of the 7 states with tax credit scholarship programs experienced steady growth in public school enrollment between FY2007?08 and FY2011?12…all but one state (Indiana) experienced a drop in estimated private school enrollment between FY2006?07 and FY2008?09.

Report from the Budget and Tax Center (BTC), a project of the NC Justice Center, June 14, 2012

Terry Stoops / Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies

Terry Stoops is the Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation. Before joining the Locke Foundation, he worked as the progra...

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