Voucher programs or Backpack Funding are a new school funding mechanism that is showing up in various states around the US. The idea of funding students and not systems has sparked a rise in homeschooling, private Christian and sectarian school enrollment, and school choice movements such as charters and open enrollment district schools.
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Voucher laws are changing rapidly. From early adopting states like Arizona, Florida, Tennessee, and North Carolina to new states like West Virginia, New Hampshire, Indiana, Kentucky, and Missouri, you'll find that each state has its own unique way of approaching a voucher program. (Heritage Foundation - Give Every Child an Excellent Future with Education Savings Accounts - Nov 2022)
According to the National Conference of State Legislators:
Visit NCSL.com for the most up-to-date explanations of the rules for state-by-state voucher programs. Most states reserve voucher programs for families with special needs students or have Federal Poverty Limit qualifications designed to lower socioeconomic families. Some states, such as Arizona and West Virginia, have experimented with opening vouchers wide open.