Kansas Senate votes to expand private school tax credit
February 12, 2021
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Senate has approved a bill to expand the state's private school tax credit program to apply to all students who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches.
The Senate voted 23-14 on Thursday to expand program, which now applies only to students who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches and who attend one of the state's lowest performing public elementary schools.
Republicans say the new criteria would help more students and give parents more options, WIBW reported.
"By expanding this targeted tax-credit program to more low-and-middle income families, we a...