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

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