Friday, July 6, 2012

Georgia Department of Revenue Shows Growth in School Choice Program

The Georgia Department of Revenue last week released updated information (PDF) on its scholarship tax credit program.  Originally enacted in 2008, the program has grown from serving 3,000 students in the 2009-10 school year to more than 10,000 students this past school year.  In fact, the state Department of Revenue reports that 11,292 scholarships were awarded to eligible students in 2011-12!

More than 17,000 individuals and 196 businesses donated more than $47 million dollars to the program, resulting in $39,456,599 in scholarships awarded.

Check out all of the numbers:

Total Contributions
Individual Contributions
Corporate Contributions

Total Donated to Student Scholarship Organizations
Individual Donations
Corporate Donations

Total Value of Scholarships Awarded
Total Scholarships Award
Average Scholarship

- American Federation for Children | Alliance for School Choice, MSG

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