Tag: private school tax credits

Will Arizona Legislature rein in private-school tax credits?

| February 14, 2018
Will Arizona Legislature rein in private-school tax credits?

Arizona Senate President Steve Yarbrough, who for years ran a private-school tax-credit organization of his own, is pushing legislation that he says will rein in the cost of the state’s ballooning tax-credit program. …

But opponents of Senate Bill 1467 have expressed skepticism over provisions that would expand aspects of a program they say already siphons too much state money away from Arizona’s financially-strained public schools.

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New Report Concludes Private School Tax Credits Undermine Public Schools

| October 24, 2016
New Report Concludes Private School Tax Credits Undermine Public Schools

In its just-released report “State Tax Subsidies for Private K-12 Education,” the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) shows that private school tax subsidies, including Arizona’s four tax credits for private school tuition scholarships, are undermining states’ ability to maintain a high-quality public education system.

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