Tag: Tuition Tax Credit Scholarship

Ever since school choice programs have existed, opponents have argued these programs do financial harm to tradational public schools. Our Senior Fellow, Dr. Ben Scafidi, published a study for the Friedman Foundation to address the following question: “If a significant number of students left a public school district for any reason from one year to the next, then is it feasible for the district to reduce some of its expenditures commensurate with the decrease in its student population?” According to Scafidi: “The answer that comes from analyzing the finances of large and small school districts that lost students is ‘yes.’ Both the large school districts and the small ones were able to reduce the combination of instructional and support expenses… View Article

The Foundation’s positions are well thought out and are often ahead of their time.

State Senator Jack Hill more quotes