Both tax credit and voucher programs are school choice options for Mississippi. Its constitution contains a Blaine Amendment but the Mississippi Supreme Court held that the state could provide textbooks to private and religious school students without violating its terms. By distinguishing between aiding students and aiding the schools they choose to attend, the Mississippi Supreme Court has provided strong support for a voucher program.
Model Legislation: Education Savings Account, Parental Choice Scholarship Program (Universal Eligibility), Parental Choice Scholarship Program (Means-Tested Eligibility), Special Needs Scholarship Program, Foster Child Scholarship Program, Autism Scholarship, Great Schools Tax Credit Program, Family Education Tax Credit Program
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