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By Sally Ho 

An array of different kinds of school voucher programs


August 11, 2017

LAS VEGAS (AP) — More than half the country has a school choice program that enables families to use public money to send their children to private school.

The programs vary by name, structure and eligibility requirements, but most are geared toward low-income families.

In 2015, less than 1 percent of children in kindergarten through high school used vouchers to attend private schools.

A look at some of the different types of school choice programs:



State money in a per-student amount is reallocated and given to a chosen private school where the child is accepted. That money...

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