March 31, 2024 1:08 pm

Private school vouchers: Scholarships blow past estimates as state spending nears $1 billion

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State spending on private school scholarships has exceeded estimates by over $15 million and is inching toward the $1 billion mark. As of March 18, state spending on all five scholarship programs was $980.4 million, with several months yet to go in the state’s fiscal year. That figure is expected to increase, as the state is accepting applications for vouchers through the end of June.

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