Fiscal Analysis of Popular School Choice Program Underestimates Savings to Georgia Taxpayers and Needs to Be Fixed

December 12th, 2014 by Leave a Comment

The Fiscal Research Center (FRC) at Georgia State University has produced a report that contains a fiscal analysis of Georgia’s K-12 tuition tax credit scholarship program. In this study, Dr. Ben Scafidi shows that this fiscal analysis contains outright errors, implausible assumptions and a lack of balance about the likely effects of this program and a potential new program. Here is a link to the full paper: Fiscal Analysis of Popular School Choice Program Underestimates Savings to Georgia Taxpayers and Needs to Be Fixed

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