State Bill Proposes Expansion of Voucher Program

By Eric Dutkiewicz

January 9, 2013 Updated Jan 9, 2013 at 3:08 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (www.incnow.tv) - A proposal in the Indiana General Assembly would expand the state's private school voucher program.

New guidelines would make it easier for siblings of students already enrolled at private schools through vouchers to receive vouchers, also.

The State Senate Education Committee is holding a public hearing Wednesday afternoon.

The Hoosier State has spent about $36 million for 9,000 vouchers.

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