Catholic schools lead rush for voucher approvals in Indiana

Catholic educators raised a strong voice for a school voucher program–and now that the state is starting one, schools in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis are quickly signing up, reports. Most of the 80 schools approved so far by the Indiana Department of Education to receive public money to help families pay private-school tuition are faith-based schools, and most of them are Catholic schools, including six in Southern Indiana…

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Indiana lawmakers OK broadest voucher plan in US


Families of four making up to about $60,000 a year would get some type of scholarship.


Indiana will create the nation’s broadest private school voucher system and enact other sweeping education changes, making the state a showcase of conservative ideas just as Gov. Mitch Daniels nears an announcement on whether he will make a 2012 presidential run.…Read More