State Superintendent Strongly Backs School Vouchers

By Scott Sarvay

April 7, 2011 Updated Apr 7, 2011 at 6:30 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - The controversial school voucher legislation is expected to pass out of the Indiana Senate sometime next week.

In a nutshell, vouchers would allow tax dollars to be used by parents who meet certain eligibility requirements to pull their child out of a public school and enroll him in a private school.

Indiana’s NewsCenter spoke with State School Superintendent Dr. Tony Bennett earlier in the week about why he so strongly supports the concept of vouchers.

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